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Doctors, scientists take to the streets as Canada's protests go professional
By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News, The Vancouver Sun, 20 July 2012
It's not every day 2,000 scientists in white lab coats march on Parliament Hill toting a coffin.
Or an esteemed senior physician abruptly interrupts a cabinet minister midway through a Pan Am Games announcement. (...)
The doctors were protesting government cuts to refugee health care; the scientists marched to condemn what they call the "death of evidence," through, for instance, the muzzling of scientists and cuts to environmental protection. (...)
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Photo by Jean Levac / The Ottawa Citizen.