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Real change for our new government to place science over industry and political whim in ocean management decisions: An open letter to the Honorable Hunter Tootoo (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) and the Honorable Kirsty Duncan (Minister of Science)

 

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Check out our Executive Director, Dr. Katie Gibbs' letter to the new Prime Minister of Canada that was recently featured on CBC's The Current. 

You can listen to Katie and the entire segment on letters with calls for action from Justin Trudeau here: http://bit.ly/1LBxBp8

Dr. Steve Campana is a renowned fisheries biologist, who previously headed up both the Otolith Research Laboratory and the Canadian Shark Research Laboratory for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. He left the public service after government cutbacks and policy changes made his working environment increasingly difficult. He now holds an academic appointment at the University of Iceland, which is where we spoke to him.

In advance of Monday's election, E4D volunteers have put together some infographics looking at the education breakdown for MPs and cabinet ministers in our last Parliament. Keep this information in mind when you head to the polls on Monday!