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The Hakai Story - Hakai Institute

The Hakai Story

Hakai Institute and its founders featured in BCBusiness magazine.

The February 2016 edition of BCBusiness magazine.

The Hakai Institute and its founders Eric Peterson and Christina Munck are featured in the February issue of BCBusiness magazine. Vancouver-based journalist Anne Casselman recounts the history of Hakai, and the driving force behind all of the Institute’s endeavors.

You can read the full article on the BCBusiness website.

“In less than six years, a former fishing lodge on remote Calvert Island has become one of the leading centres for marine research in Canada. Some 200 scientists and 80 research projects on B.C.’s central coast trace their work to the Hakai Institute’s support—and none of it would have been possible without the hands-on (and surprisingly low-profile) philanthropy of Eric Peterson.”