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Another Canadian Scientist Fired in Harper's Ongoing War on Science
Science & Tech  (tags: science, muzzling, Canada, Harper, scientists, politics, Ottawa, environment, research, climate )

- 460 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 )

- 756 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 )

- 866 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 )

- 868 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.
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 )

- 1021 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 )

- 1044 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 )

- 1124 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 )

- 1132 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 )

- 1229 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."
Canadian Government Is Wrong to Muzzle Its Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Canada, Harper, censorship, propaganda, research, politics, muzzling, environment, ozone )

- 1383 days ago -
It is dismaying that the present Conservative government in Ottawa is so insecure that it is afraid to let scientists in its employ speak freely about their findings.
Canadian Environment Minister's Office Kept Scientist From Speaking, Documents Reveal
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, Harper, scientists, science, muzzling, research, politics, environment, study )

- 1421 days ago -
Environment Minister Peter Kent has repeatedly said the government does not muzzle its scientists. But Kent's office stopped an Environment Canada researcher from talking to journalists about a report on last year's unprecedented Arctic ozone hole.

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