Council of Canadian Academies

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) convenes the best experts in their respective fields to assess the evidence on complex scientific topics of public interest to inform decision-making in Canada.

Assessing Evidence. Informing Decisions.

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Our Experts

To date, over 1,500 expert volunteers have made contributions to the important work of the CCA as expert panelists, peer reviewers, and members of our Board of Directors, and Scientific Advisory Committee. Their commitment of knowledge, expertise, leadership, and time in support of evidence-based decision-making is vital to the work of the CCA.

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Our Process

Convening experts. Assessing evidence. Informing decisions. Our rigorous process ensures quality and objectivity.

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The Academies

The CCA’s founding Academies are independent organizations that represent the finest minds in Canada. Their Fellows and senior decision-makers sit on the CCA’s Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee, and they are a key source of membership for expert panels.