Council of Canadian Academies The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) is a not-for-profit organization that convenes the best experts in their respective fields to assess the evidence on complex scientific topics of public interest to inform decision-making in Canada. Led by a Board of Directors and guided by a Scientific Advisory Committee and its Member Academies, the CCA’s work encompasses a broad definition of science, incorporating the natural, social, and health sciences as well as engineering and the humanities.

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Aug 08, 2019, 07:00 ET Building the future of federal science

OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The work of federal scientists is essential to support the health, security, and well-being of people in Canada, from exploring the high Arctic, to safeguarding the...


Jul 04, 2019, 06:00 ET Expert Panel identifies top climate risks for Canada, potential for adaptation

OTTAWA, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has identified Canada's top climate change risks and determined that many costs and damages could be...


Apr 25, 2019, 07:00 ET Integrated Approaches to Natural Resource Management Key to Canada's Continued Prosperity

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) finds that conventional methods of natural resource management haven't kept pace with the scale...


Apr 04, 2019, 07:00 ET New Expert Panel Report Provides a Foundation for Long-Term Vision of Policing in Indigenous Communities

OTTAWA, April 4, 2019 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) finds that many Indigenous communities do not receive policing services that meet their safety and ...


Dec 12, 2018, 16:03 ET Independent Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying Releases Three Reports

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has released three reports on requests for medical assistance in dying (MAID), the result of an independent Expert Panel review...


Oct 27, 2015, 07:00 ET Combating climate change is possible with the right combination of policies and commercially available technologies, Expert Panel finds

OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - A new expert panel report, Technology and Policy Options for a Low-Emission Energy System in Canada, released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, provides ...


Jun 09, 2015, 07:00 ET Evaluation of risk communication practices required to ensure health and safety of Canadians, Expert Panel finds

OTTAWA, June 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, a new expert panel report, Health Product Risk Communication: Is the Message Getting Through?, examines how to...


May 28, 2015, 07:00 ET Accelerating technological development is required today to address long-term environmental footprint of oil sands, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, May 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, a new expert panel report, Technological Prospects for Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Canadian Oil...


Apr 30, 2015, 07:00 ET STEM capacity important for long-term growth and innovation, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, a new expert panel report, Some Assembly Required: STEM Skills and Canada's Economic Productivity, addresses how...


Apr 09, 2015, 07:00 ET Expert Panel finds that annoyance can be caused by wind turbine noise -- a clear adverse health effect

OTTAWA, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Assessing the Evidence: Wind Turbine Noise, released today by the Council of Canadian Academies provides an in-depth examination of 32...


Mar 31, 2015, 07:00 ET Balancing privacy with access to health and health-related data can be achieved, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, March 31, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Council of Canadian Academies released its newest Expert Panel report. Accessing Health and Health-Related Data in Canada examines the challenges of...


Feb 04, 2015, 07:00 ET The preservation of historical Canadian data is at risk, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, a new expert panel report, Leading in the Digital World: Opportunities for Canada's Memory Institutions,...


Nov 25, 2014, 07:00 ET An increasingly complex safety & security environment requires a modern approach to policing, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Policing Canada in the 21st Century: New Policing for New Challenges, released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, details the...


Oct 16, 2014, 07:00 ET Expert Panel cautions an increasingly complex energy environment will test the resiliency of Canadian businesses in the future

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Energy Prices and Business Decision-Making in Canada: Preparing for the Energy Future, released today by the Council of Canadian Academies,...


Sep 18, 2014, 07:00 ET Studying medicines in children is always possible and is in their best interest, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Improving Medicines for Children in Canada, released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, addresses the importance of developing safe...


Aug 28, 2014, 07:00 ET Canadians rank highly when it comes to public science knowledge, attitudes, and engagement, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, released today by the Council of Canadian Academies, helps to paint the clearest picture of Canada's...


Jun 17, 2014, 07:00 ET Seizing on the potential of new technologies can move Canada toward a sustainable future

OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Enabling Sustainability in an Interconnected World outlines the opportunities to achieve sustainability through information and communication...


Apr 30, 2014, 21:00 ET Expert Panel finds monitoring, management, and oversight critical for responsible shale gas development in Canada

OTTAWA, April 30th, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction in Canada, concludes that shale gas development must be supported by well-targeted science...


Mar 27, 2014, 07:00 ET Food Insecurity presents a serious and growing challenge in Canada's northern and remote Aboriginal communities, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report on food security in Northern Canada, has found that food insecurity among northern Aboriginal peoples requires urgent attention in order to...


Nov 06, 2013, 07:00 ET Maintaining strength in ocean science requires greater collaboration, coordination, and integration, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, by the Council of Canadian Academies, on ocean science capacity in Canada has found that, with no single organization responsible for managing...


Oct 15, 2013, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Documenting, reporting, and researching the health effects of conducted energy weapons (stun guns) inadequate, finds Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, entitled The Health Effects of Conducted Energy Weapons, was released today by the Council of Canadian Academies in collaboration with the...


Aug 28, 2013, 07:30 ET Canada has strength in industrial R&D, says Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report on research and development in Canadian industry has found that, despite Canada's historically poor performance in industrial R&D, four sectors ...


Apr 22, 2013, 07:23 ET Media Advisory - The Council of Canadian Academies Releases an Expert Panel Report - Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment

OTTAWA, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - A new expert panel report, entitled Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment, was released today by the Council of Canadian Academies. The assessment was...


Feb 26, 2013, 07:30 ET The Council of Canadian Academies Releases an Expert Panel Report - Water and Agriculture in Canada: Towards Sustainable Management of Water Resources

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian ...


Nov 21, 2012, 12:00 ET There is no single solution to maximize the presence and potential of women in university research, concludes Expert Panel

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - An in-depth, authoritative assessment of women in university research has found that although there has been significant progress in the representation of women in the...