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Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic effects, FOIs reveal

For the first time ever a federal scientist is studying toxins in animals near the Alberta oilsands but Environment Canada won't let him speak with the media about his research.

Environment Canada defensive about 'muzzling' scientists, letter shows

A formal letter to Environment Canada staff reveals high-level concerns regarding internal perception of the 'muzzling' of scientists.