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Do you have what it takes to be a superhero?

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero?

Not all superheroes wear capes. At the CFIA, we're powered by a brave team of heroes on a mission to keep you safe. Download their trading cards, exchange with your friends, and collect them all!

Meet Rositsa Dimitrova, CFIA plant health risk assessor

Meet Rositsa Dimitrova, CFIA plant health risk assessor

Did you know that the CFIA works to safeguard the health of Canada's plants? One of our experts shares how her passion for nature and study of insects led to working with the agency.

Report plant pests to help protect Canada's plant resources

Report plant pests to help protect Canada's plant resources

The quicker a pest is detected and reported, the quicker we can act to address the risks of it establishing and spreading. Here are some species to look out for.

The CFIA: covering a lot of ground since 1997

The CFIA: covering a lot of ground since 1997

The CFIA has touched Canadians' lives every single day for the last 25 years, whether you’re a traveller, farmer, rancher, gardener, pet owner or grocery shopper.

Keeping pace with new challenges and opportunities in trade

Keeping pace with new challenges and opportunities in trade

With leadership from the CFIA, Canada has been working to enhance an international agreement that supports the flow of food, animals and plants in today’s complex world.

Meet Tracy Lawrence, CFIA virology technician

Meet Tracy Lawrence, CFIA virology technician

If you’ve ever taken a bite of locally grown peaches, enjoyed a glass of Canadian wine, or gone apple picking—you’ve had a taste of my work! Learn how I sowed my passion for plant science into a career at the CFIA.

Hemlock woolly what?

Hemlock woolly what?

Have you seen what looks like cotton balls at the base of hemlock tree needles? They could be egg sacs of hemlock woolly adelgid, an insect that attacks and kills hemlock trees.

Joining forces against hemlock woolly adelgid

Joining forces against hemlock woolly adelgid

CFIA experts are working with colleagues from Natural Resources Canada and the University of Guelph in the fight against a tree-killing pest.

Meet Ray Knight, CFIA ship inspector

Meet Ray Knight, CFIA ship inspector

Many people are surprised to learn that the CFIA inspects ships to stop the spread of invasive species. One thing is for shore: it’s an important job. Let me explain why.

Meet Jasmine Mander, CFIA science specialist

Meet Jasmine Mander, CFIA science specialist

Raised in Ottawa, I was privileged from a very young age with easy access to the natural world. Here’s how I followed my own trail towards working for Canada’s largest science-based regulator.

We are the CFIA

We are the CFIA

Here's how we inspect to protect you, your family, the environment and the economy.

UK scientist learns about berry important ways to manage plant pests

UK scientist learns about berry important ways to manage plant pests

As the world's largest blueberry producer, Canada will soon welcome a scientist from the UK on a fruitful mission. Here's how both countries will work together to fend off invasive species.

Technology in the wild

Technology in the wild

Invasive species threaten our ecosystems and economy…and reproduce rapidly! That's why the CFIA is bringing digital tools into the wild to track them.

Canada's Christmas tree industry is booming—fir real!

Canada's Christmas tree industry is booming—fir real!

Famous for their aroma, Canadian Christmas trees are sold in the millions across the world. In this podcast, we branch out into the industry through the lens of a Nova Scotian tree inspector.

Your opinion matters

Your opinion matters

How does information collected through public opinion research help the CFIA to serve you better?

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