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Minister’s chief of staff to professors: “Shut up!”

Details coming out regarding a recent meeting between representatives of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and the federal minister responsible for science and technology, Gary Goodyear, paint a picture of a sort of one-sided screaming match. Some details of the raucous meeting have been noted by The Globe and Mail:

The screaming erupted last Wednesday afternoon, just down the street from Parliament Hill, in the offices of a Conservative cabinet minister.

The CAUT’s follow-up letter to the minister below is not quite flattering for the minister or his staff:


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