Some of Canada's most prominent environmental groups believe they are being targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency. Also see: Harper government targets environmental groups? Global News February 17, 2014
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Monday February 17, 2014 -- Fundraising expert Harvey McKinnon says the federal government is using the Canada Revenue Agency to try to shutdown and intimidate environmental groups. Is Ottawa really unfairly targeting public interest groups? Find out on Unfiltered with Jill Krop. See full article for more information.
This time Bedford Road Collegiate in Saskatoon, to the tune of $585,000 for a program teaching technical skills to students. It seems increasingly corporations like Cameco are taking over funding obligations and curriculum development. Citizens need to be asking the public school board why science programs designed to get students “excited about mathematics and excited about science” are being funded by the nuclear industry and not the public purse. Maybe if Cameco paid its fair share of corporate taxes in the first place, public schools could be properly funded.
Cameco's president and CEO Tim Gitzel competes in building the tallest structure out of spaghetti, tape and string at Bedford Road Collegiate on Wednesday.
From The Fifth Estate web site:
"Scientists across the country are expressing growing alarm that federal cutbacks to research programs monitoring areas that range from climate change and ocean habitats to public health will deprive Canadians of crucial information." Watch the original broadcast, and read supporting documentation.