Linda Laurus is a policy and communications consultant, having provided policy, regulatory and writing services to government clients for more than 20 years. Her specialty is environmental protection. Linda has more than 16 year’s experience working with wildlife, as a volunteer at other wildlife rehabilitation centres and founder of the Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (RVWS) in 2005. She has taken numerous courses and attended conferences of the Ontario Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network, the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association and the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council.