On Aug. 5, 2016, The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), under the leadership of Past Chair Bruce Lennox, shared its priorities for the 2017 Federal budget with the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA).
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On June 13, 2016 the Government of Canada launched a review of federal funding for fundamental science. The review is being led by an independent panel of research leaders and innovators chaired by Dr. David Naylor, former president of the University of Toronto.
Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), a recently established national accrediting body for the engineering technology and applied science profession, has reached an exclusive agreement with the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) to conduct all new accreditations of its chemical technology programs. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed May 17 by both organizations. Officially launched in 2015, TAC accredits engineering technology and applied science programs at post-secondary educational institutions.