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Date: October 23, 2000

UVic Experts on Federal Election

Dr. Michael Prince is willing to discuss social programs, health care funding and tax policy. He is the associate dean of the faculty of human and social development and the Lansdowne professor in social policy.
(Note: Dr. Prince will be unavailable Oct. 24, 31 and Nov. 1-3) (250) 721-8051/mprince@hsd.uvic.ca

Dr. Norman Ruff (political science) is willing to discuss all aspects of the federal campaign. (250) 721-7498/nruff@uvic.ca

Dr. Colin Bennett (political science) believes privacy protection should be an election issue. Bennett is an expert on access to information and privacy protection legislation. (250) 721-7495/cjb@uvic.ca

Dr. Stephen Eggleston (political science) teaches introduction to Canadian government and can comment on the timing of the election campaign and other issues that arise along the campaign trail. (250) 704-0090/seggleston@sprint.ca

David Boyd is a research associate with UVic's Eco-Research Chair in environmental law and policy. He is willing to discuss environmental issues. (Note: David Boyd will be unavailable Oct. 31 to Nov. 6) (250) 629-9984/drboyd@uvic.ca

Dr. Peter Kennedy (economics) is willing to discuss attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Dr. Kennedy is an environmental economist whose research includes greenhouse gas reduction and emissions trading. (250) 721-8530/pkennedy@uvic.ca

Media contacts:
Patty Pitts, UVic communications at (250) 721-7656.

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