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Water Report: Without Regulations, Canada Is a Fish Out of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, deregulation, environment, Harper, water )

- 52 days ago -
Blue Betrayal looks at the damage created by the deregulation and privatization of our water resources and the accelerated decline of water protection under the Harper government.
Harper s Research Station a Cloak for Arctic Oil Push, Says Climate Expert
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, Canada, climate change, conservatives, environment, fossil fuels, Harper, mining, ozone, science )

- 55 days ago -
A remote Arctic facility, promoted by PM Stephen Harper as a world-class research station, is less about pure science, and almost entirely about pushing oil, gas and mining development in the rapidly melting north, says top polar climate scientist.
Another Canadian Scientist Fired in Harper's Ongoing War on Science
Science & Tech  (tags: science, muzzling, Canada, Harper, scientists, politics, Ottawa, environment, research, climate )

- 126 days ago -
This government has used a culture of fear - achieved by de-funding, and the strategic dismissal of key leaders - as a means to suppress the flow of information from federal scientists.
Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, climate change, Harper, Canada, tar sands, oil sands, Alberta, energy, muzzling, world, business )

- 422 days ago -
Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada, praising the country's action on climate change.
Stephen Harper's Blatant Hypocrisy on Science
Science & Tech  (tags: muzzling, census, vaccination, research, Canada, Harper, technology, science, investigation, politics, Conservatives, climate, scientists )

- 532 days ago -
In a CBC interview, Stephen Harper chided Canadians for not listening to scientific evidence, but he has been doing that for years.
Canadian Meteorologists Barred From Talking About Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, Harper, Canada, muzzling, climate, climate science )

- 533 days ago -
In the U.S., President Obama recently invited meteorologists to the White House to talk about climate change. In Canada, federal government meteorologists are banned from talking about climate change.
Oilsands Air Pollutants Underestimated, Researchers Find
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, safety, scientists, environment, carcinogens, cancer, tar sands, oil sands, Canada, Alberta, Harper, discovery )

- 658 days ago -
The emission levels of some toxic air pollutants in the Alberta oilsands have been greatly underestimated, according to University of Toronto researchers.
Stephen Harper's Government Edited Message About Taking Climate Change Seriously
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, science, research, study, scientists, muzzling, environment, Aglukkaq, Harper, Canada, Canada Muzzling Scientists )

- 687 days ago -
Canadian Environment Minister Aglukkaq set aside a proposal from her department earlier this year to state that the Harper Regime recognized scientific evidence that humans were "mostly responsible for climate change" and that it took the issue seriously.
Why Is Environment Canada Shutting Out the Media?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Canada, Harper, science, scientists, muzzling, democracy, environment, Environment Canada )

- 709 days ago -
In June 2013, the University of Victoria released a report cataloging "systematic efforts by the Government of Canada to obstruct the right of the media -- and through them, the Canadian public -- to timely access to government scientists."
New York Times Criticizes Canadian Government's Alleged Muzzling of Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Harper, Canada, muzzling, silence, Oliver, tar sands, oil sands, environment, pollution, Alberta )

- 790 days ago -
The New York Times editorial board is taking the Canadian government to task for allegedly silencing publicly funded scientists, a strategy the Times says is designed to ensure tar sands production proceeds quietly.
Stand Up for Science Rallies Target Canadian Government
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Harper, Canada, muzzling, research, scientists, politics )

- 798 days ago -
Canadian scientists and their supporters held demonstrations across the country Monday, calling on the federal government to stop cutting scientific research and muzzling scientists.
Librarian Blogs 'Long, Unexaggerated, Devastating' Cuts to Canadian Science
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, muzzling, Canada, Harper, environment, politics, Oliver, Kent, energy )

- 895 days ago -
Three weeks ago, York University librarian John Dupuis posted a story in his personal blog, which aimed to show what he called the Conservative government's "campaign to undermine evidence-based scientific, environmental and technical decision-making."
Canadaian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver Is Casting Doubt on Climate Change Science
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, research, climate change, global warming, Harper, Canada, Joe Oliver )

- 954 days ago -
"I think that people aren't as worried as they were before about global warming of two degrees," Oliver said in an editorial board interview with Montreal daily newspaper, La Presse.
What Does Joe Oliver Know About Science? Not Much...
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, Harper, Joe Oliver, Elizabeth May, science, global warming, climate change, La Presse, environment, science, world, research )

- 954 days ago -
Attitudes and willful blindness form the basis of federal government policy as expressed by our federal Minister of Natural Resources, and that it is a sign of negligent disregard for the public interest. It is unacceptable.
Saskatoon Scientist Breaks Silence About Muzzling
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, scientists, environment, Water, Harper, Canada, Peter Kent )

- 963 days ago -
A retired Canadian researcher based in Saskatoon is going public with concerns the Harper Regime is muzzling scientists like her.

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