On Aug. 4, 2017, the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), working with advocacy partners the Canadian Consortium for Research (CCR) and the Partnership Group for Science and Engineering (PAGSE), submitted pre-budget recommendations for the 2017 Federal budget with the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA).
The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) promotes research funding with the government through its partnership with the Canadian Consortium for Research (CCR) - the largest advocacy coalition in Canada.
On Aug. 5, 2016, The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), under the leadership of Past Chair Bruce Lennox, shared its priorities for the 2017 Federal budget with the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA).
On June 13, 2016 the Government of Canada launched a review of federal funding for fundamental science. The review is being led by an independent panel of research leaders and innovators chaired by Dr. David Naylor, former president of the University of Toronto.
As part of its ongoing commitment to advocacy, the Chemical Institute of Canada Board of Directors, under Chair Bruce Lennox’s leadership, has submitted a Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA).
The provincial chemistry associations of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia launched a new Federation of Canada’s Professional Chemists (FCPC) in Vancouver on Sunday, June 1. 2014. The role of the provincial bodies is primarily to deal with existing and pending provincial legislation and regulations and to make sure that their individual provincial members meet the professional chemistry qualifications that provincial governments expect.
The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) signed a Reciprocal Agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on June 1, 2014 in Vancouver during the 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. The Agreement recognises the common objectives and interest in chemical and related fields, and declares cooperation in activities that advance the chemical sciences and it contributes to the future successes of CSC and RSC.
The Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) members will vote on new By-laws for the society at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) May 8, 2014 in Ottawa. Members are encouraged to read the draft By-laws along with the FAQs to familiarize themselves with the content and then to attend the AGM. The CSCT Board will present the draft by-laws to the meeting and field questions from the audience.
CSCT Annual General Meeting
Thursday, May 8, 2014