Projects

Ecosystem health rotation for University of Calgary veterinary students

“The main goal of the ecosystem health rotation is to provide senior veterinary students with opportunities to apply the concepts they have learned in health promotion, public health, and health management to health issues involving animals, people, and their shared

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Presence of an emerging zoonotic pathogen (Borrelia burgdorferi) and an inventory of tick species and their distribution on Vancouver island

In 2008, the Centre for Coastal Health (CCH) in collaboration with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) set out to inventory tick species on Vancouver Island and certain Gulf Islands, to

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Potential Impacts of American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) on Drinking Water Quality

The American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, was introduced into western North America in the early 1900’s as a business enterprise to supply a culinary demand for frog’s legs. Unfortunately, bullfrogs escaped or were released from these farms, and by the 1970s

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Fraser Valley Livestock Movement Project

The Centre for Coastal Health, on behalf of British Columbia’s Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, set out to understand livestock movements into and out of the Fraser Valley that occurred between January 1 and December 31, 2010, using existing and

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Early Warning Rapid Alert Systems for Food Safety

The CCH was contracted by the EMPRES Food Safety and Products Unit (AGDF) of the FAO to identify, evaluate, and summarize information on existing early warning and rapid alert (EWRA) systems applicable to food safety, and then use this information

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