Nix_Smith
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1/18/2014
New Government closures
Hello there, proud Canadian here.... okay so not so proud recently with all the stupid stuff the government is doing recently. Like closing down tons of marine biology libraries across Canada, claiming that nobody uses that information.

I've met many wonderful people from across the globe who comes to Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax in general just to study Marine Wildlife. But with all the libraries closing, it's complete chaos trying to find information in a field that we're suppose to be leading experts in.

Just as we have our proud fishermen, we are proud keepers in knowledge in a field that brings new faces to Halifax every year. I don't know about other Canadians, but I feel embarrassed that we're just throwing away years of research dating back to the 19th century that makes our Universities so popular. The Maritimes is famous for their waters and education about them, so why is the government just throwing it away?? Because they need a bit more money?? Well why don't they cut their budgets for their own pay, seems like the logical investment in money. And this is the one time I'll ever say I'm ashamed of Canada, and that's only with the government.

I know, it's a rant. Read it if you want, or don't. I'm just want to speak my mind about this.


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http://www.thecoast.ca/RealityBites/archives/2014/01/16/federal-governments-library-closing-policy-comes-to-halifax