In science we trust: a role for evidence and transparency in restoring faith in our democracy
Recent polling finds that Canadians want more evidence in policy-making, and they want governments to show their work.
Trust is hard-earned, easy to lose, and quite essential for a healthy democracy. An evidence-informed and transparent approach to policy-making is not just a nice-to-have, it’s a necessary ingredient for rebuilding public trust, write Caitlin Fowler and Vanessa Sung. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade