The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is closing seven of its 11 libraries and dismantling their contents, not just books but maps and journals of rare quality.
Jan 29, 2014
Harbour Centre, Room 1410
515 West Hastings StreetVancouver , BC
British Columbia CA
Members of the public and the media are invited to join with eminent local researchers in a discussion of the serious crisis in science and research in Canada and what it means for Canadians.
Last week thousands of scientists and supporters joined Stand Up For Science rallies in 18 cities across the country, some as far north as Yellowknife.
With the privatization of research findings, discoveries and knowledge become industrial secrets, unavailable to Canadians who have paid for it, and lost to other scientists.
We asked people to 'Tell Ontario and Manitoba they are our only hope to save the ELA!' -- and they did!
Council of Canadians organizer Mark Calzavara has set up camp with allies next to Lake 468 at the Experimental Lakes Area in northern Ontario.
New developments in the repression of Canadian science came to light in February. 'Chilling' is the word that has been used in media reports, and 'chilling' it is.
To deal with doubts about the benefits to Canadians from bitumen exports, and the damage to the environment, the Harper government has taken steps familiar to students of tyrannical regimes.
More than a thousand people, many carrying signs and wearing white lab coats, escorted a black coffin and the Grim Reaper to mark the Death of Evidence.
The Harper government has targeted the National Research Council not because it can produce "innovation," but because controlling what counts as research is the first step in controlling its outcomes.