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I am proud to be a CFIA veterinarian – here's why

I am proud to be a CFIA veterinarian – here's why

As Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer, I'm honoured to be part of a diverse community of CFIA veterinarians dedicated to protecting animals, people and the environment. If you're a practising or aspiring veterinarian, consider joining our team!

Looking back at my career at the CFIA

Looking back at my career at the CFIA

As I write this, it is hard to believe that my time at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is coming to an end! Looking back on my career at the Agency in several different roles, I can honestly say that it has been both a privilege and a pleasure.

Meet Wei Ke, CFIA application analyst

Meet Wei Ke, CFIA application analyst

Because I'm hearing impaired, I used to rely on colleagues to take notes at meetings. Now I rely on technology. Learn how I am able to work, and how the CFIA helps support persons with special needs.

Travellers' guide: Tips for avoiding problems at the border when bringing food, plant and animals into Canada

Travellers' guide: Tips for avoiding problems at the border when bringing food, plant and animals into Canada

Whether you are returning to Canada or doing a quick cross-border shopping trip, this article will provide you with valuable tips so that you can breeze through customs with confidence.

A student's perspective: entomology at the CFIA

A student's perspective: entomology at the CFIA

My name is Kiersten DeViller, and I'm in my third year studying Biology at Carleton University. My summer was filled with new experiences and so many beetles, so here's a little snapshot of what it looked like.

Three facts about best-before dates that can save you money

Three facts about best-before dates that can save you money

Use these tips to make the most of your groceries and waste less food at home.

Quick tips to cut back on food waste

Quick tips to cut back on food waste

Follow these simple tips to reduce food waste.

Parents and caregivers: Master food labels for allergy-safe lunches and snacks

Parents and caregivers: Master food labels for allergy-safe lunches and snacks

Packing lunches can be hard enough, but ensuring that your child is sent to school with allergy-friendly lunches is an even bigger challenge. Pack lunches and snacks with confidence by following these tips.

Have food allergies? 5 tips for reading food labels

Have food allergies? 5 tips for reading food labels

Have food allergies? Check out these 5 tips on how to read food labels when shopping with allergies.

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