From the email:
Stop the Harper Conservatives’ assault on scientific research and informed decision-making!
Please come and show your support, whether you are a scientist or a concerned citizen who understands the vital role of science and evidence in a modern democratic society, and the importance of environmental monitoring for our individual and planetary health.
- Dr. Andrew Weaver (UVic School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, team member of the Nobel Prize-winning IPCC)
- Elizabeth May (Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, Green Party of Canada leader)
- Raffi (Children’s Singer and Songwriter)
Democracy depends on informed opinion. Informed opinion relies on understanding all the evidence, not just that which supports a political objective or ideology. Science provides much of the best evidence, without regard to political agendas or ideology.
When: Friday, September 14, 2012 at noon
Where: Federal Building at the corner of Yates and Government Streets (Note: NOT the Legislative Buildings), Victoria
The event is free.