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Greg Rickford is sworn in as minister of state for science and technology, and Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Monday, July 15, 2013.
Greg Rickford is sworn in as minister of state for science and technology, and Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Monday, July 15, 2013.
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Scientists called ‘radical ideologues’ by Tories in science minister’s riding

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Scientists who have performed experiments at Canada’s world-renowned freshwater research station are being labelled “radical ideologues” by the Conservative riding association of federal science minister Greg Rickford.