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Three in four federal scientists say Canada isn’t doing enough to combat climate change

By Mike Lapointe      

PIPSC president Debi Daviau says her union will work with whoever forms government, but that any effort to change recent provisions 'un-muzzling' federal scientists would have to be pried from her 'cold, dead, fingers.'

PIPSC president Debi Daviau, pictured at a press conference on June 12, says federal scientists can give us the solutions needed to combat climate change, but the government needs to do a better job providing them with the resources required. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Only one in five federal scientists think Canada is doing enough to fight climate change, and PIPSC president Debi Daviau says the government needs to do more to equip these experts with the resources needed to properly combat the crisis.

Mike Lapointe

Mike Lapointe joined the The Hill Times in June 2019 and covers the federal public service, deputy ministers, the Privy Council Office, public service unions, the Phoenix pay system, the machinery of government, and the Parliament Hill media.
- mlapointe@hilltimes.com


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