Tuesday saw a demonstration on Parliament Hill of those prepared to stand up and be counted over cuts to science funding imposed by the Canadian government. Much as with the earlier demonstration by the heritage community it involved a parade, a coffin and speeches. This one had about five times more people, many taking time out from attending a large scientific conference at the Congress Centre.
While the concern was science, especially environmental science, rather than heritage there were social scientists in the crowd. One sign highlighted the long-form census.
The emphasis on evidence struck a chord with me. Some of the collection of slides below, notably one very near the end, should appeal to professional genealogists. Google < death of science twitter gallery > if the embedding doesn't work.