Science and Democracy under Threat: What can you do about it?

Our democracy is based on our leaders proving what they say with evidence, which is why the government employs scientists. The current federal government has muzzled scientists, ended the long form census, and, as a result, changed how you understand Canada. Now, our democracy is under threat and our panel of activists and experts discuss what we can do about this attack on our very way of life.

See WLUFA’s YouTube channel for videos posted from the forum that took place at the Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel in Waterloo, Ont., on Oct. 1, 2015.


Dr. Heidi Swanson, Assistant Professor and University Research Chair, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo Katie Gibbs, Executive Director, Evidence for Democracy Dr. Heather Douglas, Associate Professor and Waterloo Chair in Science and Society, Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo

Moderator: Dr. Brad Mehlenbacher Educational Leadership, Policy & Human Development, North Carolina State University


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