Article in Sunday New York Times: Silencing Scientists [in Canada]

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Canadians and academics have been concerned for some time about the developments under Stephen Harper regarding the changes to LAC and restrictions being placed on scientists. Today the New York Times writes, “There was trouble of this kind here in the George W. Bush years, when scientists were asked to toe the party line on climate policy and endangered species. But nothing came close to what is being done in Canada.” For the full article see:  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/22/opinion/sunday/silencing-scientists.html?_r=0

On this issue see the video of the demonstration at Queen’s Park on Sept. 16, participants from various organizations and universities expressed their concerns: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ALFHhAcr-M&feature=youtu.be