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David Suzuki is photographed at Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto on Sept. 11, 2012.
David Suzuki is photographed at Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto on Sept. 11, 2012.
(Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

David Suzuki slams Harper science policy in Washington speech

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was accused of trampling on citizens’ rights, suppressing science, and deliberately misleading the United States over oil sands development on Friday by a panel of prominent Canadian activists in Washington, D.C.

But fewer than two dozen people – most of them other anti-Keystone activists – turned up for the “What Happened to Canada” event at the National Press Club.