The muzzling of federal government scientists, death of evidence, and assault on reason that has been played up in the press and elsewhere has glossed over yet another dimension of closed access to citizens; open, well-informed national science policy advice.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner