Posts Tagged "“conservative government muzzling scientists”"

Unmuzzle Science

Ted Hsu

Mr. Harper and his Conservative government’s approach to science and scientists is deeply troubling. His policy of “muzzling science” has had a significant impact for Canada and Canadian research. The government’s science partisan-designed communications policy for members of the civil…

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Can Scientists Speak?

Ted Hsu

Today, Evidence for Democracy released Can Scientists Speak?, a report evaluating communication policies for federal government scientists. This is an important report.   I’ve tried to understand and assess the government’s communications policies for scientists. I’ve used Order Paper Questions to ask the government…

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We must unmuzzle scientists

Ted Hsu

I’ve been concerned with the muzzling of scientists since I first became a Member of Parliament. I’ve been pleased to speak at rallies, write opinion pieces and advocate for science and science funding as the Liberal Party’s critic for science…

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Closing Science Libraries?

Ted Hsu

I’m worried about recent news stories on the closure of science libraries. Last year, the Conservative government decided to “consolidate” the 11 Department of Fisheries and Oceans libraries into only four. The government claims that this is a “modernizing” practice…

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Why is this Conservative government against free speech for our tax-supported scientists?

Ted Hsu

First published in Kingston This Week and EMC, March 2012 Finding cures for deadly diseases, understanding weather patterns, protecting our rivers and lakes, slowing the pace of climate change — it all starts with science. Long before I was an…

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