OTTAWA, April 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians are best served when government scientists can speak openly about their work.
Today, the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, and Debi Daviau, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, signed a joint letter emphasizing the freedom of publicly funded federal scientists to fully engage with each other and with Canadians on matters related to their research expertise.
SOURCE Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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