Ocean Passion Blog Series

Helping The Shark Fin Ban Movement Get Passed

Helping The Shark Fin Ban Movement Get Passed

  Welcome to our "Ocean Passion Series" where we are interviewing ordinary people doing extraordinary actions for the ocean. We believe learning ...

Interview With A Politician That Helped Start The Shark Fin Ban Movement In Canada

Interview With A Politician That Helped Start The Shark Fin Ban Movement In Canada

This week we have an interview with a politician that helped the shark fin ban movement in Canada get started - Phil Gillies. I was born just north of London, England. Our family immigrated to Canada when I was 7. I grew up in Brantford, Ontario – a small industrial city about an hour southwest of Toronto. I took a degree in political science at Western University, and almost immediately after graduating I was immersed in politics