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Lead Assessor for the Canadian Association for Environmental Analytical Laboratories

Assessor for the Hong Kong Accreditation Service

OECD, Good Laboratory Practice, Inspector


Designated Analyst: Canadian Environmental Protection Act and Fisheries Act

Citation of Excellence Award

CEPA Good Laboratory Practice Inspector


Garth Elliott

Head - Ecotoxicology Laboratory

Northern Forestry Centre (Edmonton, AB)

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Provide laboratory services, advice, interpretation and support clients in Environment Canada, Provincial and Territorial counterparts and agencies

  • Manage PNLET, Ecotoxicology Laboratory (National Centre of Specialization for Microbial Identification) and research services to support the Water Science and Technology Directorate priorities
  • Provide a wide variety of analytical services, advice, interpretation and recommendations to managers, inspectors, researchers, and field staff within Environment Canada
  • In co-operation with other government agencies, participate in the development of projects concerning the presence (or absence) of toxic substances in the environment
  • Performs comprehensive forensic laboratory investigations as a designated analyst under Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) and Fisheries Act


30 years environmental analytical laboratory experience

Provide expertise on ISO 17025:2005 laboratory accreditation and OECD Good Laboratory Practice Principles

Perform research and review for biological method development related to regulatory use


Elliott G.E., R. Beaulieu, W. Antoniolli, N. Kruper and C. Allsop. 2007. pH Maintenance of Municipal Wastewater Effluent by CO2 Recycling During Trout Lethality Testing. Bull. of Environ. Contam. Tox. 79(5): 519-523.

Elliott G.E., L. Mitchelmore, W. Antoniolli, and N. Kruper. 2003. pH Maintenance of Chemi-Thermo-Mechanical Pulp Mill Effluent by CO2 Recycling During Trout Lethality Testing. Bull. Envirn. Contam. Tox. 71(5): 1053-1060.

Bell, J.B., G.E. Elliott and D.W. Smith. 1983. Influence of Sewage Treatment and Urbanization on Selection of Multiple Resistance in fecal coliform Populations. App. Environ. Microbiol. 46:227 232.

Bell, J.B., W.R. Macrae and G.E. Elliott. 1981. R factors in coliform fecal coliform Sewage Flora of the Prairies and Northwest Territories of Canada. App. Environ. Microbiol. 42:204 210.

Bell, J.B., W.R. Macrae and G.E. Elliott. 1980. Incidence of R factors in the coliform, fecal coliform and Salmonella Populations of the Red River in Canada. App. Environ. Microbiol. 40:486 491.

Bell, J.B., J.F.J. Zaal, W. Macrae, G. Elliott and T. Youmans. 1980. A Review of Current Concerns in Water Microbiology and their Applicability to the Red River in Manitoba, Canada. Bull. West. Canada Wat. and Sewage Conf. 40(2):6 11.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

     Water Quality
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