Federal budget

Members play a key role in influencing federal policy by contributing to the development of the Federation’s advocacy positions, and providing input to any major submission, recommendation, or statement from the Federation. They can stay in the loop through communiques and participate in information sessions about government decisions that affect the academic community.  

Also, members may share their pre-budget recommendations with the Federation at any time by emailing contact@federationhss.ca.

Budget Submissions

Response to Federal Budget 2022

Pre-budget submission 2022:

Response to Federal Budget 2021:

Pre-budget submission 2021:

Response to Federal Budget 2019:

Pre-budget submission 2019:

Response to Federal Budget 2018:

Pre-budget submission 2018:

Response to Federal Budget 2017:

Pre-budget submission 2017:

Response to Federal Budget 2016:

Canada's Fundamental Science Review

In June 2016, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan launched an independent review of federal funding for fundamental science. In April 2017, the review’s advisory panel published their recommendations, after a nation-wide consultation process. The Federation helped to inform the panel’s recommendations and encourages the Government of Canada to act on its findings.

Federation welcomes the Science Review panel’s report

Federation submission to the 2016 Science Review consultation

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