The art of recycling funding announcements

“Canada boosts university research funding,” screams the CBC: a whopping $275.6 million into science and technology research. A closer look shows that all what they are announcing (again) is this year’s installment on what past governments had committed a long time ago for the Canada Research Chairs and the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

This is of course expected from the political class, but when did the CBC become so amateurish in its reporting?

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