As a historian at the Canada Science and Technology Museum, the author's primary duty is to write historical reports on the major technological subject areas represented in the museum's collections. Although some of these technologies have been controversial, the author's work in the field has not yet posed any real ethical dilemmas. This is due both to the generally supportive environment in which she works and to the limited public interest in Canada in the history of technology. If, however, museums become increasingly dependent on outside funding to support core activities like research, this situation could easily change.
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