8154 The Muzzling of Canada's Federal Scientists

Friday, February 17, 2012: 8:00 AM
Room 201 (VCC West Building)
Margaret Munro , Postmedia News, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Margaret Munro is Senior Writer with Postmedia News, which serves more than a dozen newspapers across Canada including the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun. Munro has been writing about science for 30 years. Munro’s work has taken her from the Arctic to write about ancient permafrost melting into the sea to remote Canadian First Nations communities struggling to cope with debilitating diabetes epidemics. She has also documented how the Canadian government has been muzzling scientists. Munro’s honors includes several writing awards from the Canadian Science Writers' Association, the 2003 Michener Fellowship for Public Service Journalism, the 2008 David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism and a 2009 media award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
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