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Canadians not as credulous as Angus Reid thinks

by | August 24, 2016

Angus Reid Institute has published the results of a survey about Canadians’ beliefs in various conspiracy theories: “Extra-Terrestrials and other Stranger Things: Four-in-Five Canadians believe”. Now, don’t be misled by the report’s title… or the report’s content. The ARI write-up is mind-bogglingly stupid, compared to the actual results. The actual results are, in fact, quite… Read more »

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Where Does Canada Stand on Science?

by | September 3, 2014

On August 28, 2014, an expert panel, formed through the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), released an in-depth report about where Canada stands on “science culture”. Who are the Council of Canadian Academies and what is “science culture”? They describe themselves on their web site as: …an independent, not-for-profit organization that supports independent, authoritative, and… Read more »

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