EDITORIAL

A chance to get science right

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Science  09 Oct 2015:
Vol. 350, Issue 6257, pp. 139
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad5667

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The upcoming Canadian election later this month will provide a welcome opportunity to reboot the federal government's controversial approach to science policy and research. The current Conservative government has been undermining science for the past 9 years, damaging the institutions that make scientific advancement possible and trying to ensure that political and ideological priorities dominate scientific work.