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The Canada-Senegal project: not your typical virtual classroom

The staggering rise in online learning has not only affected students around the world, but scientists too. Case in point: the COVID-19 pandemic sure didn't stop these CFIA experts from sharing much-needed plant health knowledge with colleagues 6,000 kilometres away. (April 2021)


Women in Science: meet Victoria Arling and Annie Locas

Calling all students: do you love science? Are you wondering what to do with a science degree? Here’s how two CFIA experts got their careers started. (May 2021)

Episode 1 - Community science: more than a hobby

You don’t consider yourself a scientist? Think again. We all have a role to play in protecting the plants and trees in our gardens, parks and neighbourhoods. We spoke with Dr. Pierre Bilodeau about why it’s important to report unusual sightings to the CFIA, and how apps can help you make discoveries in your own backyard. (May 2021)

Coming soon: Inspect and Protect

Welcome to the CFIA's official podcast all about food safety and plant and animal health. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. (March 2021)

Meet Olga Pena, CFIA science specialist

As we celebrate International Women's Day, a day to reflect on the progress made on gender equality, let's not forget the many inequalities that still exist for women and girls in science, especially those from under-represented groups. Here's my story. (March 2021)

Pass the Mic: talking about celiac disease

You ask, we answer. Experts from the Canadian Celiac Association and the CFIA answer a question about how both organizations work to support and protect those who need to steer clear of gluten. (February 2021)

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