bridges vol. 2, July 2004 / People in the Spotlight
by Philipp Steger

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"The appointment of Arthur Carty, head of the National Research Council, as national science advisor to the Prime Minister is a good step. Dr. Carty could be influential in shaping and advancing a national science agenda," wrote Preston Manning. And that is quite a compliment, coming from one of Canada's most outspoken former opposition critics for Science & Technology. Manning's sentiment is not an exception: Arthur Carty, the former head of the National Research Council, is widely regarded as an excellent choice for the newly created position.

photo credit: National Research Council Canada

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