The co-chair of the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands Committee, Todd Dupuis, left, speaks to a number of individuals that took part in a recent hike through the area. Guardian photo by Mitch MacDonald
The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s executive director is taking on a new role after Premier Robert Ghiz appointed him as the assistant deputy minister of environment.
In a news release, Ghiz announced he was appointing Todd Dupuis to the position.
Ghiz said the provincial government has made a strong commitment to the protection and enhancement of the environment and the management of the province’s natural resources.
“Mr. Dupuis brings to this position his long experience and involvement in public engagement on environmental issues at the local, regional and national level,” Ghiz said.
Dupuis is the executive director of regional programs with the Atlantic Salmon Federation.
Through his work with the federation he was responsible for the development of education and research programs, and their implementation throughout Atlantic Canada and Quebec.
Dupuis has been involved as a volunteer on a number of conservation organizations and is the co-chair of the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands Committee.