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Making Evidence Matter on Canadian policy issues creates original media content on public policy topics for publication in the mainstream media and links journalists with policy experts to provide access to non-partisan, evidence-based information. is made up of more than 80 academics and researchers from across Canada and internationally who are top of their field and employ quality evidence to build policy solutions.  A small staff, which includes professional editors and writers, works together with our academic experts to make media content balanced, accessible and evidence-based. has been established with funding from the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Research Manitoba. Director, Dr. Shannon Sampert. Managing Editor, Kathleen O’Grady