The results of an extensive survey of federal government scientists on the impact of ongoing cutbacks and a further public opinion survey of Canadians’ top science priorities reveal that, in addition to seriously harming Canada’s capacity to serve the public, the Harper government’s agenda for science is severely out of sync with the wishes of a large majority of Canadians.
A major survey of federal government scientists commissioned by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), has found that 90% feel they are not allowed to speak freely to the media about the work they do and that, faced with a departmental decision that could harm public health, safety or the environment, nearly as many (86%) would face censure or retaliation for doing so.
International Open Letter to Save Canadian Science
Publish Date: 17-FEB-2014 01:56 PM
PIPSC has been working alongside other unions, advocacy groups and media to promote the importance of government science through research projects and public awareness.
Prothèse bionique, greffes de cellules, gestes animés par la pensée grâce aux interfaces cerveau-machine, substances neuroprotectrices: la recherche foisonne pour combattre la paralysie. Jusqu'à faire espérer, un jour, la fin des Jeux paralympiques.
The National Energy Board has approved energy giant Enbridge's plan to reverse the flow and increase the capacity of a pipeline that has been running between southern Ontario and Montreal for years. The green light for the Calgary-based company is subject to certain conditions and requirements.