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Feds mount systematic, deliberate campaign to reduce role of scientific evidence in decision-making

The campaign involves a reduction in: the capacity of federal institutions to gather scientific evidence; the ability of both federal institutions and civil society to bring scientific evidence forward; and the role of scientific evidence in law and regulation. 

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Doctors in the House: Scientists, pictured on July 10, are fed up with a government that ‘espouses transparency and accountability but eschews evidence-based decision-making,’ write Diane Orihel and Scott Findlay.

 

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Feds mount systematic, deliberate campaign to reduce role of scientific evidence in decision-making

The campaign involves a reduction in: the capacity of federal institutions to gather scientific evidence; the ability of both federal institutions and civil society to bring scientific evidence forward; and the role of scientific evidence in law and regulation. 

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Doctors in the House: Scientists, pictured on July 10, are fed up with a government that ‘espouses transparency and accountability but eschews evidence-based decision-making,’ write Diane Orihel and Scott Findlay.

 

  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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