Federal budget & research funding

Federal budget and research funding

Federal budget consultation submissions and budget analysis 

Response to Federal Budget 2017:

Pre-budget submission 2017:

Response to Federal Budget 2016:

Pre-budget submission 2016:

Response to Federal Budget 2015:

Research funding issues and resources

Fundamental Science Review 2016:

In June 2016, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science launched an independent review of federal funding for fundamental science. Following consultations with members, the Federation has submitted recommendations for how to improve the Canadian research system, with a particular focus on how to strengthen the important contributions of research in the humanities and social sciences to help produce the knowledge and understanding Canada needs for a prosperous, inclusive and democratic future.