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Cuts jeopardizing quality of Environment Canada’s services: report

Cuts jeopardizing quality of Environment Canada’s services: report

The Montreal Gazette is reporting that “Sustained cuts to Environment Canada weather-service programs have compromised the government’s ability to assess climate change and left it with a “profoundly disturbing” quality of information in its data network, says a newly released internal government report.

“The stinging assessment, obtained through an access-to-information request, suggests that Canada’s climate network infrastructure is getting progressively worse and no longer meets international guidelines.”

More to come on the Harper government’s ongoing assault of environmental programs in Canada…

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