20 avril 2016

Do we still need the National Research Council?

Ottawa Citizen	HomepageBy Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board. One hundred years ago, the National Research Council “rallied the nation’s science and technology resources to counter threats faced by Canadians and their wartime allies,” according to an inspirational blurb on its website. When the First World War ended, that role evolved into research “to solve pressing national challenges.
“Today’s nuclear energy, aerospace, and communication industries can trace their roots to NRC’s war research efforts,” the site boasts. More...

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