Entries by Andrew Weaver from 05/2012

The Science Funded by Your Tax Dollars

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Business

While Harper is cutting funds to scientific research, the government doesn't actually understand how it works. Science should feed into policy discussions, but in and of itself science cannot and should not dictate what policy directions should be taken.

Tories War on Science Hurts Us All

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Politics

I was shocked by this week's news that the Harper Tories were closing Environment Canada's Experimental Lakes Area, cutting a smokestack emissions research group and a Department of Fisheries and Oceans contaminants program. Where are the real Tories willing to put the word "conserve" back into the Conservative Party of Canada?