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Date: February 25, 2008

Federal Budget Experts

The following University of Victoria faculty members can discuss the Feb. 26 federal budget:

Susan Boyd (Studies in Policy and Practice) can discuss the federal government’s proposed drug law policy. She is a community activist who works with harm reduction and anti-drug war groups. She is the author of From Witches to Crack Moms: Women, Drug Law and Policy (2004).
Cell: 778-828-8828/h. 604-731-2505

David Good (Public Administration) spent 15 years as an assistant deputy minister with the federal government and can discuss the politics and management of public money. His most recent book is The Politics of Public Money: Spenders, Guardians, Priority Setters and Financial Watchdogs Inside the Canadian Government (2007).
Media contacts:
Val Shore (UVic Communications) at 250-721-7641, or vshore@uvic.ca

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