Researchers say farmed salmon escapes aren't being tracked by DFO
Publish Date: 14-MAY-2014 11:05 AM
Fisheries and Oceans Canada have not been adequately tracking escapes Atlantic salmon, says a new report from the University of Victoria's Environmental Studies department. George Baker brings us this story. 
Jacquie Zeng, Health Canada, Natural Health Products Directorate, Ottawa
Publish Date: 31-MAR-2011 11:14 AM
A specialist in Chinese traditional medicine, Jacquie Zeng protects the well-being and safety of Canadians by conducting scientific reviews of natural health products to ensure that they meet Canadian standards. 
Tom Wright, Veterinary Biologics Veterinarian, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Charlottetown
Publish Date: 31-MAR-2011 10:49 AM
Tom Wright has been with the federal government for close to two decades. As veterinarians, biologists and research scientists, he and his CFIA colleagues protect the food safety of Canadians by ensuring that proper testing and monitoring procedures are in place, by providing information to decision makers, and by working with industry to prevent or eradicate disease in the Canadian food supply. 
Réjean Simard, Chief, Response Operations, Transport Canada Response and Operations, Ottawa (French)
Publish Date: 29-MAR-2011 02:59 PM
Réjean Simard has been with Transport Canada since 1987. He and his team evaluate the emergency plans developed by industry, and help ensure the safety and health of Canadians whenever major accidents and emergencies involving dangerous goods occur. 
Randall Ridgway, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Whiteshell Laboratories, Pinawa, Manitoba
Publish Date: 25-MAR-2011 12:05 PM
Randall Ridway has enjoyed a long and varied career as a geologist and engineer, both in the private and public sectors. He is currently working on the decommissioning of AECL’s Whiteshell facility in Manitoba. 
Joan Muise, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Halifax
Publish Date: 25-MAR-2011 11:58 AM
Joan Muise is a project manager working with a team of dedicated professionals on the Sydney Tar Ponds Project. They are cleaning up the environmental damage left behind when the steel industry closed in that city a decade ago, ensuring the safety of public health as the area is turned into parkland. 
Ian Gallant, Senior Program Officer Canadian Border Services Agency
Publish Date: 18-MAR-2011 03:28 PM
Ian Gallant works in Ottawa as a Commerce Officer for the CBSA and conducts trade investigations under the Special Import Measures Act.  
Jean Bernard Bitchoka (French), Main Evaluator, General and Restorative Devices, Health Canada, Ottawa
Publish Date: 18-MAR-2011 03:18 PM
Jean-Bernard Bitchoka joined Health Canada in 2000. He tests medical instruments before they are brought to market to ensure that they meet national standards and that they pose no risk to our population. 
Michael Gvildys, Product Safety Program, Health Canada, Toronto
Publish Date: 18-MAR-2011 03:04 PM
Michael Gvildys has over three decades of experience as a government inspector in the field of consumer product safety. His mandate is to ensure that products imported, sold or advertised in Canada are safe for Canadians. 
Dr. Thomas McElroy, Senior Research Scientist, Environment Canada
Publish Date: 12-NOV-2010 08:42 AM
Dr. Tom McElroy is very active in Canada and internationally on issues related to ozone. He is a co-inventor of the Brewer Ozone Spectrophotometer in use in 41 countries world-wide and is the designer of the 'double Brewer', the most accurate ozone measuring instrument in the Global Ozone Observing System. 
Gary Corbett
Publish Date: 04-OCT-2010 03:41 PM
As President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service, Gary Corbett represents scientists and researchers working for the federal government. Gary began his career as a scientist working for Natural Resouces Canada. 
Louise Shaxson
Publish Date: 04-OCT-2010 08:55 AM
Louise Shaxson is a consultant based in the United Kingdom. She advises governments on evidence-based policy-making. 
Dr. Daniel Durand (French)
Publish Date: 04-OCT-2010 08:40 AM
Daniel Durand's was trained as an astronomer. He works at the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics of the National Research Council.  
Stephen Lewis
Publish Date: 15-SEP-2010 02:17 PM
Stephen Lewis is a Professor in Global Health in the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University. He is Chair of the board of the Stephen Lewis Foundation(, which is dedicated to turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa. And he is Co-Director of AIDS-Free World in the United States.  
Francesca Grifo
Publish Date: 15-SEP-2010 02:16 PM
Dr. Francesca Grifo is Senior Scientist and Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Dr. Grifo acts to mobilize scientists and citizens to defend the integrity of government science from political interference.  
Peter A. Singer
Publish Date: 15-SEP-2010 02:15 PM
Professor Peter A. Singer is Professor of Medicine, Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics and Director at the McLaughlin - Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network and University of Toronto. 
Paul Noon
Publish Date: 15-SEP-2010 02:14 PM
Paul Noon is General Secretary of Prospect, the 11th biggest union in the UK representing more than 122,000 engineering, managerial and scientific and professional staff in both the public and private sectors. 
Andrew Weaver
Publish Date: 20-JUL-2010 01:33 PM
Andrew Weaver is one of the world's foremost climate scientists. He was a lead author in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- the group that, with Al Gore, won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the author of Keeping Our Cool.  
Rees Kassen
Publish Date: 20-JUL-2010 01:32 PM
Dr Rees Kassen is associate professor and University Research Chair in Experimental Evolution at the University of Ottawa. He is also Chair of the Partnership Group for Science and Engineering (PAGSE), an association of over 25 professional and scientific organizations representing 50,000 members from academia, industry and government. 
Adam Holbrook
Publish Date: 20-JUL-2010 01:31 PM
Adam Holbrook is an adjunct professor and Associate Director of the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology at Simon Fraser University. Prof. Holbrook was trained as a physicist and electrical engineer and is a registered professional engineer in the provinces of Ontario and BC.