Director's Blog

December 2017

Posted by corey   |   December 22, 2017

Canada’s Chief Science Advisor meets with CRI

CRI Management Board truly appreciated Dr. Mona Nemer, the federal government's newly-appointed Chief Science Advisor, dropping by the CRI Management Board meeting last Friday, Dec. 15 in Ottawa.

The visit was an opportunity to profile CRI's 15-year report, which includes a message from the Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, where she speaks about how…

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Posted by corey   |   December 13, 2017

Advancing Canada’s Scientific Understanding of Cumulative Impact Assessment

There is growing agreement in Canada that protecting the environment and sustaining its structure and functions requires thinking about, planning, and managing all of our activities together within a particular geography in a more coordinated fashion.

Decision makers need to consider potential impacts of everything we do within watersheds, individually and in aggregate, on the waters that…

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