Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Our Democracy

  • Fisheries & Oceans

    Discontinued: Species-at-Risk Program, Ocean Contaminants & Marine Toxicology Program, Habitat Management, Experimental Lakes Area (Northern Ontario), DFO Marine Science Libraries, Centre for Offshore Oil & Gas Energy Research

    Slashed: DFO Institute of Ocean Sciences (Sidney, BC), Freshwater Institute - Winnipeg, Oil Spill Counter-Measures Team, Maurice-Lamontagne Institute (Quebec), Canada Coast Guard/Kitsilano Coast Guard Station

  • Environment Canada

    Discontinued: Environmental Emergency Response Program, Urban Wastewater Program, Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (Nunavut), Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences, Smokestacks Emissions Monitoring Team, Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission, National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy

    Slashed: Environmental Protection Operations, Compliance Promotion Program, Action Plan on Clean Water, Sustainable Water Management Division, Environmental Effects Monitoring Program, Contaminated Sites Action Plan, Chemicals Management Plan, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters (Burlington, Ont.)

  • Health Canada

    Slashed: Pest Management Regulatory Agency

  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

    Slashed: Reduced science capacity for oversight and research

  • National Research Council

    Slashed: Canada Institute for Scientific & Technical Information

  • Transport Canada

    Slashed: Transportation of Dangerous Goods (pipelines/tankers oversight), Transport Canada Aircraft Services

  • Other

    Discontinued: Arctic Institute of North America’s Kluane Research Station, The Global Environmental Monitoring System, Cereal Research Centre (Winnipeg), Canadian Environmental Network, Prairies Regional Office: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, The Research Tools and Instruments Grant Program, Grants Programs administered by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

    Slashed: The Centre for Plant Health (Vancouver Island), The Great Lakes Forestry Centre (Toronto), Horticulture Research & Development Centre (Quebec), Plant Pathology Program (Summerland, BC), Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health (Winnipeg), The National Water Research Institute (Burlington, Ont.), Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration

Primary Sources: The Professional Institute of Public Service Canada; CBC News

Secondary Source : http://www.watershedsentinel.ca/content/environmental-science-axed-harper-2012-2013

N.B Those organizations were destroyed in one year of Harperism, 2012-2013. A full list of all the organizations destroyed since the disaster started is yet to come. And as per your assignment for next week, you shall read this article on which you will be tested thoroughly.

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