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The CSPC has become Canada’s most comprehensive, multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary annual science policy forum and attracted numerous politicians and hundreds of professionals from industry, academia, the non-profit sector, federal and provincial governments every year. The conference has traveled across Canada: Toronto (2009), Montreal (2010), Ottawa (2011), Calgary (2012), Toronto (2013), Halifax (2014), Ottawa in (2015) and returns to Ottawa in 2016. For more information, themes, and registration, visit: www.cspc2016.ca

Each year the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences hosts an annual Forum to explore a critical health issue in Canada that has high policy significance and to which science is currently/or can make significant contributions. The theme of the 2016 forum is: Solutions to Inequities in Indigenous Health: What Works and Why?

In response to concerns expressed about reforms at CIHR, the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) recently met with representatives from the province’s health research community to consider the impact of the reforms and discuss strategies for success in the new funding environment. One of the outcomes was a request for NSHRF to assess the peer review feedback from the most recent CIHR Foundation and Project Grant competitions, to strengthen the quality of applications being submitted for funding in the future.

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NSHRF is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Atlantica Canada 2016. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Atlantic Canada, benefiting the region's economy, workforce and businesses.