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Is the Harper government at war with science?

"The War on Science" is the title of the new book from Calgary author Chris Turner. It builds a case that the federal government, under Stephen Harper is muzzling and ignoring evidence from its own scientists. But the former chief economic analyst for Stats Canada says the government has every right to control the message, and restrict what its scientists...
"The War on Science" is the title of the new book from Calgary author Chris Turner. It builds a case that the federal government, under Stephen Harper is muzzling and ignoring evidence from its own scientists. But the former chief economic analyst for Stats Canada says the government has every right to control the message, and restrict what its scientists share with the media and the public. Chris Turner and Philip Cross debate the matter on this episode.

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