PM Announces Public Service Changes
On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015, the Prime Minister’s office announced that Dr. Siddika Mithani, Assistant Deputy Minister in charge of the Science and Techonology Branch of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), was posted to Environment Canada as the Associate Deputy Minister. We were later informed that Dr. Gilles Saindon takes over as the Interim Assistant Deputy Minister in charge of the Science and Technology Branch.
Dr. Saindon has had a long career with AAFC and defines himself as an “agriculture scientist”. We welcome his appointment and look forward to working with him in the near future.