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High-Arctic research station receives bridge funding from federal government, ensuring facility remains open

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OTTAWA SCIENTISTS ‘MARCH FOR SCIENCE’ ON PARLIAMENT HILL, JOINING LARGEST SCIENCE DEMONSTRATION IN HISTORY

 

“Public science affects all of us - from clean drinking water to making sure bridges and roads are safe - it’s in all of our best interest to ensure that government science is independent, robust and openly communicated.” said Katie Gibbs, report author with Evidence for Democracy. “When government research has the resources necessary to carry out its mandate, it is less vulnerable to influence from external contractors, political pressure, and stakeholder interests.”

Ottawa (March 22, 2017) - In their 2017 budget tabled today, the Liberal government delivered on their promise to strengthen science in government, but fell short in supporting basic academic research.