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andrew park

A guest blog by Andrew Park, associate professor of biology at the University of Winnipeg and Green Party candidate in Winnipeg South Centre.

A shorter version of this article originally appeared in University Affairs, and can be viewed here.

Last month, Liberal Science and Technology critic Dr. Ted Hsu introduced a motion calling on the government to stop muzzling federal scientists and create a Chief Science Officer whose responsibilities would include ensuring that federal scientists are able to freely communicate their science to the public.

Check out our recent article, Canada’s future depends on a national science strategy that offers bold vision, in Power and Influence magazine published by the Hill Times.

A guest blog by: Ashleigh Ryan

Panel agrees that the Canadian public science landscape has changed in recent years with some negative consequences for Canadians, and our science reputation.