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Ex-Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page on muzzled scientists, secrecy and "broken" government
"There's no accountability. It's completely, completely broken," said former Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, who was hailed as a "national hero" for insisting that federal government be...
Jan 12th, 2015
Writing about science a bureaucratic nightmare due to Harper media relations policies, journalist says
Renowned senior science journalist describes difficulty in communicating with federal scientists due to Harper media relations policy.
Jul 16th, 2012
Science journalists ask Harper to stop muzzling research and free expression
National and international groups representing science journalism have come together to oppose the Harper government's "muzzling" of key federal scientists.
Feb 16th, 2012