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If the government is committed to an independent, rigorous scientific assessment then it cannot base a decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline on this flawed report. To do so will simply serve to further undermine both public confidence and government credibility.

We have some exiting E4D events coming up in Vancouver! E4D Executive Director, Katie Gibbs, will be in town in mid-June and is looking to connect with you. This is your chance to learn more about E4D and what we're working on, have your say in our upcoming events and campaigns and meet fellow science and evidence supporters! We hope you can make it out to one of these events. See below for details. 

SFU talk

What: Talk with E4D's Katie Gibbs

When: June 17th, 12:30 pm

Where: B9242 room, SFU campus 

On April 23rd, new regulations for the Fisheries Act came into effect--dramatically weakening pollution prevention measures by increasing ministerial discretion and reducing the role for science and evidence.

These changes allow the Ministers of Environment and Fisheries to grant blanket authorization to industry to pollute our waterways instead of making these decisions on a case-by-case basis, based on the best available scientific and Indigenous knowledge. Ministers are now able to:

This article appeared in the March 13th issue of Research Money.

Evidence for Democracy is a national, non-partisan organization advocating for the use of evidence-based decision-making in public policy. E4D launches a number of education and advocacy campaigns, as well as supports those of partner organizations. Central to the success of our education and advocacy work is distributing clear, easy-to-understand and eye-catching visuals meant to share information quickly. We are currently looking for a dedicated volunteer to assist in the development of infographics, web graphics, and other materials for education and promotion. This requires intermediate webdesign skills using the program of the artist’s choice (ie: Illustrator, Inkscape, Easel.ly, Infogr.am, etc.)