Media & Advocacy

August 3, 2012

On August 3, for the first time, the Advocacy task force of the CIC submitted our own brief to the Finance committee of the House of Commons as part of the pre-budget consultation. These documents will be used to guide budget allocations for 2013/2014.

March 5, 2012

The “stress measurement spot” is a tiny pocket containing liquid crystals, which change colour depending on temperature.

Liquid crystals are molecules that arrange themselves in different patterns, depending on temperature. Each pattern reflects light in a different way, which we perceive as a colour change. They can be made sensitive enough to detect changes as small as 0.1 degrees Celsius.