Retreat from Science: Interview with Federal Scientist Peter Ross

When the Harper government announced deep funding cuts to science programs across the country, the Institute of Ocean Sciences, one of Canada's largest marine institutes located in Sidney, B.C., was among those research outfits hurt as a result. Lead research scientist Peter Ross is one of more than one thousand Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) employees who discovered their position had been terminated. In this series Ross discusses the importance of science for policy and democracy in Canada.

In this series

On April 1, 2013 Canada will lose its sole marine contaminants research program. The loss comes as...
By Carol Linnitt, 21 Jan, 2013
When the Harper government announced deep funding cuts to science programs across the country, the...
By Carol Linnitt, 18 Jan, 2013