Don't pretend the Harper government cares about free speech

I could do without the first several paragraphs and the smear comparison between the Conservatives and radical Islam, but the rest of the article is pretty much on point.

Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government has a long persistent record of attacks on freedom of speech.

Under the Harper regime, government scientists aren’t allowed to speak for themselves or report on their studies to Canadians. Any attempt by the media to interview scientists results in a flurry of panicked civil service e-mails with no one willing to risk their jobs by allowing it.