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Stephen Strauss

Science Columnist

Stephen Strauss was a long-time science columnist with the Globe and Mail and with CBC.ca. He is now president of the Canadian Science Writers' Association.
George Garcia

How Science Can Help the Feds Save Face

I will simply say that the reason the Conservatives should want government scientists to speak freely to journalists is because it is in their -- the present government's -- profound self interest. They want to be able to say to the Canadian people when something with deep scientific rooting screws up in a major way: Don't just blame us.
10/16/2012 07:46 EDT