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OLI Fireside Chats 2019-20

Science, trade and politics In the early 2000’s I was fortunate to work at Canada’s federal government department of foreign affairs and international trade. Within its science and technology unit, I was given the title of Science and Technology Intelligence Officer.  At a training course on competitive intelligence — meaning, in this context, information that is relevant for policy —

Oct 30th, 2019
by MBarker

An instant OLI Briefing

Currently on the same continent – introductions, networking, briefings At our last free OLI Demo for the season, more members in our virtual team had an opportunity to meet one another and compare notes on our experiences working in Africa and elsewhere. Present from left going clockwise were Meg Barker in Kelowna, BC; Richard Labelle in Aylmer, QC, having returned

May 9th, 2018
by MBarker