Mr. Speaker, PIPSC, the union representing government scientists, is asking for an unprecedented scientific integrity package in its collective bargaining agreement. Rather than asking for a raise, they are asking the government to unmuzzle science. They are explicitly seeking protection from “coercion to alter their data”.
Canadians need to trust that government policies to keep us safe and healthy are based on objective evidence that has not been altered for partisan ends.
Will the President of the Treasury Board agree to this no-cost ask in upcoming contract negotiations?