Research and science collaboration in the Government of Canada. Stories, people, funding, educational resources, evidence-based decision making, research facilities and more.
Science and research stories
Taking the pulse of Listeria
February 14, 2023
Introducing the Fish Health Tracker Tool
February 3, 2023
Keeping Canadians safe from botulism
January 24, 2023
More science stories
Outstanding in their field: meet Ashley Balchin and Renée Cloutier, CFIA plant breeders' rights examiners
Federal science and research
Laboratories Canada is a whole-of-government 25-year strategy designed to further strengthen collaboration across federal science institutions, and with academia, international partners and Canadians.
Office of the Chief Science Advisor
Dr. Mona Nemer is Canada’s Chief Science Advisor. Priorities include making government science available, ensuring government scientists can speak freely and promoting evidence-based decision making.
Directory of scientists and professionals
Access the consolidated directory of more than 1700 scientists and research professionals from 20 government institutions.
Learn about government research centres across the country and find out about opportunities to partner with and access these facilities for your research.
Collaborative research and funding
Interagency research funding
Learn about collaboration between Canada’s research funding agencies and access information on funding programs for your research.
Safeguarding your research
Guidance, information and tools to help Canadian researchers protect their research and intellectual property.
Citizen Science Portal
Find out about science projects and experiments in your community that you can get involved in.
Find science activities, lesson plans, videos and more to help children and teens learn about science and technology.
Careers in Science
Learn about science-based career opportunities in the federal government for students and science professionals.
Health research explained
Explore what health research is, what it looks like in action, and how it’s helping improve our health.
Call to action: Canadian Industry for Ukraine
Canada strongly condemns the unprovoked and unjustifiable actions taken by Vladimir Putin against Ukraine and its people.
James Webb Space Telescope
What the telescope will observe, its objectives, how it works and Canada's role.