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Silencing dissent: The Conservative record

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
April 8th, 2011

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ law-student intern, Maria Gergin, has compiled a comprehensive account of Stephen Harper government’s crackdown on opposing views.

Her article, Silencing Dissent: The Conservative Record, includes a list of 79 community organizations, agencies, NGOs, research bodies and programs which have been cancelled or whose funding has been cut or dramatically decreased.

As well, it lists 14 civil servants, scientists, and organizations and watchdogs whose staff have been fired, publicly silenced, or who have resigned in protest.


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