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A letter to our colleague, Canada’s new Minister of Health

The following is an editorial repost from the Canadian Medical Association Journal. All editorial matter in CMAJ represents the opinions of the authors and not necessarily those of the Canadian Medical Association. ©2015 8872147 Canada Inc. or its licensors CMAJ 1 CMAJ Editorial. Matthew B. Stanbrook MD PhD, Ken Flegel MD, Diane Kelsall MD...

A new government, a new chance for Cochrane Canada

The following is a guest entry by Katie Gibbs, Executive Director of Evidence for Democracy. This past month has brought some stark and refreshing changes to science in Canada. During the federal election campaign—where science became a surprisingly prominent issue—the Liberals made a number of election promises aimed at strengthening science...

A word from our CEO, Mark Wilson

"Cochrane's main challenge at the moment is the funding threat faced by Cochrane Canada following the decision of the CIHR to end its current form of support. We've been supporting the efforts of Cochrane Canada to find alternate sources of funding support in 2016 and beyond. And I want to salute the work of Jeremy Grimshaw,...