Sciene Review

Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research

Canada's Fundamental Science Review - Investing in Canada's Future - Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research. The Panel was pleased to submit its report to the Government of Canada on April 10, 2017.
April 20, 2017

This is a picture of fire and thick dark smoke as seen in the distance from a highway. It was taken on May 1st, 2016, at the beginning of the Fort McMurray wildfire.

Supporting emergency management officials during the Fort McMurray wildfire response

The fires in Fort McMurray led to one of the largest mass evacuations in Canada’s history.  Information was spreading quickly on social media and between emergency management agencies. In light of the one-year anniversary of the Fort McMurray wildfires, read about how DRDC CSS’s unique expertise helped Alberta officials get a more accurate sense of what was happening on the ground.
May 2, 2017

Astronauts do have to be strong swimmers and comfortable in the water because much of their training take place in the pool. Thomas Karakolis swimming during one of the aptitude tests that is part of the astronaut candidate selection process.

Defence scientist was contender for spot as Canadian Astronaut

Defence Research and Development Canada scientist Thomas Karakolis was one of 72 candidates in the running to be one of the next Canadian Astronauts.
March 24, 2017

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