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  1. Jan. 22, 2018Vaccines not protecting farmed fish from disease

    The vaccines used by commercial fish farmers are not protecting fish from disease, according to a new study.

    The study was compiled by researchers at the University of Waterloo, the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso and Chile’s University of Valparaiso. It showed vaccinated fish tend to show more symptoms when contracting diseases, with the health impacts and ultimately deaths occurring as if they’d never received a vaccine.

  2. Jan. 18, 2018Expert Advisory - Fight over Yonge Street bike lanes

    The following expert is available to speak about the report suggesting that Toronto remove two vehicle lanes between Sheppard and Finch Aves to free up space for bike lanes and boulevards.
    Brian Doucet - School of Planning
    Brian Doucet is an associate professor in the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment. He researches gentrification, neighbourhood change, urban inequalities and flagship developments. His work also examines grassroots movements and urban resistance in North America and Europe.

  3. Jan. 17, 2018Expert Advisory – Bank of Canada

    An expert from the University of Waterloo is available to speak to the media about the Bank of Canada’s announcement regarding interest rates today.
    Jean-Paul Lam – Economics

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