Non-PC MPs vow end to Conservatives' war on science

A great start. I worry that talk is cheap, and would like to see specific wording of proposed legislation, but at least its a start.

“For me, it’s been a no-brainer for a long time — the importance for science to guide us in policy-making. Of course, that means all scientists being able to express themselves, but this government has muzzled them,” Garneau said just before the conference.

He slammed the Harper government’s elimination of the long form census in as an example of cuts to research that help build Canada’s ‘social database’, saying that it made no sense and was “a typical example of how this government just doesn’t understand science.”