Category Archives: Scientists for the Right to Know

Harper Government Censors and Destroys Decades of Major Research Collections in the Sciences

There are many ways of silencing scientific research and advancement, one of them is to destroy access to valuable research and information. “Last week the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, which is closing five of its seven libraries, allowed scientists, … Continue reading

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Sunday New York Times: Silencing Scientists [in Canada]

Wonder why faculty at UofT are demonstrating at Queen’s Park and why librarians and archivists are upset about the LAC developments? The New York Times has written that even under George W. Bush, when scientists were restrained on certain issues, … Continue reading

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UofT Organized Rally at Queens Park – Scientists’ Right to Know – Sept. 16, 2013

Check out the video, see your colleagues speak out against increasing censorship in the sciences by the government, cutbacks at LAC, reps from across the campus and colleagues from York University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ALFHhAcr-M&feature=youtu.be

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“Scientists for the Right to Know” – Faculty at the University of Toronto Speak Up

The increasing ‘muzzling of scientists’ on various levels and in different areas has prompted a group of faculty at the University of Toronto with colleagues across Canada to form a new public awareness group about the increasing restrictions being imposed … Continue reading

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