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Strong Economy Lifts Some Research Boats

Science  10 Mar 2000:
Vol. 287, Issue 5459, pp. 1732
DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5459.1732a

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OTTAWA-- Flush with revenues from an unprecedented economic boom, the Canadian government last week unveiled a series of budget initiatives that would reinvigorate academe while making major thrusts in high-energy physics, genomics, and environmental technologies. But there's no increase for the country's research councils, and that could mean continued hard times for many scientists.