Election 42: Meanwhile on the non-niqab front…

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Pascal Lapointe, Policy & Politics co-editor The Science Integrity Project. The environmental manifesto from Naomi Klein and other celebrities. The Science Pledge from Evidence for Democracy and their True North Smart & Free project (a repository of cases in which politics has trumped science). The Get Science Right town hall meetings. Then there are the […]

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Science and the Canadian election: a resource list

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compiled by Steph Taylor & Sarah Boon Science Borealis editorial team members With the October 19th election getting closer, we’ve compiled key events, resources, and reading material about science and technology on the campaign trail. As always – if there’s anything you think we’ve missed, please add it in the comments! Before we start: make […]

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Will there be a science-focused debate during the 2015 election campaign?

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Pascal Lapointe and Josh Silberg, Policy & Politics co-editors In a Toronto Star opinion piece published on August 12, Katie Gibbs and Alana Westwood of Evidence for Democracy called for a national science debate between federal political leaders. Librarian John Dupuis echoed Evidence for Democracy’s sentiment in a recent blog post, and began brainstorming potential science-related […]

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