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Pass the Mic: Talking about emerald ash borer signs and symptoms

You ask, we answer. CFIA expert, Ron Neville, answers a question on how to spot the signs and symptoms of emerald ash borer. (September 2019)

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Episode 3 – How Canada is keeping its pigs safe: African swine fever

African swine fever, a deadly disease that impacts only pigs, is spreading rapidly across the globe. Luckily, it has never been detected in Canada. In this episode, we hear about the unprecedented efforts being made to prevent this fatal animal disease from entering the country and to protect our $24 billion pork industry. (August 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)

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)

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)

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