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Science Council of Canada Archives

Red Series
Red Series reports: these were the major policy statements of the Council. Each report was directed by a Council member (i.e. one of the 30 scientific advisors) and received approval of the Council prior to its publication.
  1. A Space Program For Canada - July 1967
  2. The Proposal for an Intense Neutron Generator – Initial Assessment and Recommendations - December 1967
  3. A Major Program of Water Resources Research in Canada - September 1968
  4. Towards a National Science Policy for Canada - October 1968
  5. University Research and the Federal Government - September 1969
  6. A Policy for Scientific and Technical Information Dissemination - September 1969
  7. Earth Sciences Serving the Nation – Recommendations - April 1970
  8. Seeing the Forest and the Trees – a Report on Forest Resources Research - October 1970
  9. This Land is their Land: a Report on Fisheries and Wildlife Research in Canada - October 1970
  10. Canada, Science and the Oceans – a Major Program in Marine Science and Technology for Canada - November 1970
  11. A Canadian STOL Air Transport System as a National Major Program - October 1970
  12. Two Blades of Grass – The Challenge Facing Agriculture - March 1971
  13. A Trans-Canada Computer Communications Network – Phase I of Major Program on Computers - August 1971
  14. Cities for Tomorrow – Some Applications of Science and Technology to Urban Development - September 1971
  15. Innovation in a Cold Climate – the Dilemma of Canadian Manufacturing - October 1971
  16. It Is Not Too Late – Yet – a Look at Some Pollutions Problems in Canada’s Natural Environment; an Identification of Some Major Concerns - June 1972
  17. Lifelines – Some Policies for Basic Biology in Canada - August 1972
  18. Lifelines – Policy Objectives for Basic Research in Canada - September 1972
  19. Natural Resource Policy Issues in Canada - January 1973
  20. Canada, Science and International Affairs - April 1973
  21. Strategies of Development for the Canadian Computer Industry - September 1973
  22. Science for Health Services - October 1974
  23. Canada’s Energy Opportunities - March 1975
  24. Technology Transfer – Government Laboratories to Manufacturing Industry - December 1975
  25. Population, Technology and Resources - July 1976
  26. Northward Looking – A Strategy and a Science Policy for Northern Development - August 1977
  27. Canada as a Conserver Society – Resource Uncertainties and the Need for New Technologies - September 1977
  28. Policies and Poisons - The Containment of Long-term Hazards to Human Health... - October 1977
  29. Forging the Links – A Technology Policy for Canada - February 1979

  30. Roads to Energy Self-Reliance – The Necessary National Demonstrations - June 1979

  31. University Research In Jeopardy – the Threat of Declining Enrollment - December 1979

  32. Collaboration For Self-Reliance – Canada’s Scientific and Technological Contribution to the Food Supply of Developing Countries - March 1981

  33. Planning Now for an Information Society Tomorrow is too late - March 1982
  34. Transportation in a Resource-Conscious Future – Intercity Passenger Travel in Canada - September 1982
  35. Regulating the Regulators – Science, Values and Decisions - October 1982
  36. Science for Every Student – Educating Canadians for Tomorrow’s World - April 1984
  37. Canadian Industrial Development – Some Policy Directions - September 1984
  38. Seeds of Renewal – Biotechnology and Canada’s Resource Industries - September 1985
  39. Winning in a World Economy – University-Industry Interaction and Economic Renewal in Canada - April 1988
  40. Water 2020 – Sustainable Use for Water in the 21st Century - June 1988
  41. Northern Science for Northern Society – Building Economic Self-Reliance - April 1991
  42. Genetics in Canadian Health Care - July 1991
  43. Sustainable Agriculture – The Research Challenge - July 1992
Green Series
Green Series reports: these were studies conducted by outside experts commissioned by the Council to address scientific issues of special interest. The views presented by the author did not necessarily reflect those of the Council.
Other Reports
Other reports: a small number of reports were issued during the late 1980s and early 1990s that did not fit into either of the above series.

 

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