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stifling science

"Having freedom of speech, having an informed electorate. It’s really that erosion of democracy that keeps me up at night the most."
"In Canada, the only time you hear about scientists now is when they’re being told to shut up or they're being shut down
Hundreds of scientists around the world are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper to end "burdensome restrictions on scientific
One of Canada’s top biologists says he will not stop talking to the media after a government memo accused him of bias and
The vast majority of experts may be convinced, but Conservative MP James Lunney doesn't think that climate change is "settled
The NDP is accusing the Conservative government of silencing Canada's weather experts after Environment Canada said the agency's
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island — Canada’s National Research Council is the country’s premier scientific institution
At an annual conference in Truro, N.S., that brings fishermen and scientists together to promote ocean research, some researchers
The government's cuts to federal science budgets and its changes to policy are damaging scientists' ability to serve and
It's costing the federal government more than $22,000 to dispose of books and research material from Fisheries and Oceans