Editorials

  • February 24, 2014
    You’ve heard this story before: a great idea emerges from a research lab, is developed into something that can be commercialized, and a spin-off company is launched. This familiar pathway in which...
  • January 28, 2014
    The response to the government’s announcement that it would aim to double the number of international students in Canada emphasizes the quantity: a goal of nearly half-a-million students from abroad...
  • November 19, 2013
    Nearly two years ago, Marie-Claude Héroux and Grégoire Dorval, the founders of Champignons Advitam Inc. in Saint-Ours, Que., were looking for a way to expand the product line of their mushroom...
  • June 6, 2013
    Off the coasts of four continents, in strategic ocean regions around the globe, Canadian scientists are “listening” to the world beneath the waves. The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN), started in...
  • February 25, 2013
    When Philippe Schick, the vice-president of engineering at Cooledge Lighting Inc., began looking for a laboratory to help his company make its product market-ready, he considered options across Canada...

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