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#SupportTheReport

Action Items:

For Letter Writing and Meet your MP campaigns, please address the following MPs. 

There is no postage required for mail sent to the House of Commons. Please address mail to: House of Commons, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6
Minister of Finance The Honourable Bill Morneau 613-992-1377
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development The Honourable Navdeep Bains 613-995-7784
Minister of Science The Honourable Kirsty Duncan 613-995-4702
Minister of Health The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor 613-992-8072
MP for Kingston & the Islands The Honourable Mark Gerretsen 613-996-1955

 

A sample letter is available as a template. This letter was modified from that given at the Evidence For Democracy campaign site (see below, under Resources) to make it relevant to Queen's University.

Raise awareness of the importance of fundamental research by writing for The Conversation. 


Resources

https://supportthereport.ca/

Read the Report: http://www.sciencereview.ca

Talking points: https://supportthereport.ca/docs/Support_the_Report_talking_points.pdf

 

Universities Canada

Advocacy Toolkit: https://www.univcan.ca/priorities/research-and-innovation/need-action-canadas-fundamental-science-review/canadas-global-moment/

 

Evidence for Democracy Campaign

Rebuilding Research for All Canadians: https://evidencefordemocracy.ca/en/rebuildingresearch

Sample Letter: https://evidencefordemocracy.ca/sites/default/files/example_letter_to_mp.pdf

YouTube channel with useful videos on how to talk to your MP: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzsmi2kEGI7M85qTCcWBfjQ

Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences

Slide Show on the report: https://www.csmb-scbm.ca/uploads/ScienceReviewShort.pdf

 

Association of Canadian Early Career Health Researchers

A step-by-step guide to connect with Members Parliament: http://www.acechr.ca/summerofsciencecan.html

 

For Trainees:

“Put a face on Canadian Science Twitter Campaign”
#NextGenCanScience #SupportTheReport @JustinTrudeau @Bill_Morneau:
 https://www.csmb-scbm.ca/advocacy/Next%20Generation%20of%20Canadian%20Science.aspx
 

#Students4theReport: http://www.sp-exchange.ca/students4thereport/

 


Handouts

Download a PDF of these resources.

Print postcards to raise awareness

Informational #SupportTheReport Posters (20" x 30")