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Rebecca Lee and Deborah Lorenzin
Rebecca Lee, CHC Executive Director, and Deborah Lorenzin, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives Division, CFIA, presented before the Joint Policy and Regulatory ADM Committee.

Progress update on Plant and Animal Health Strategy provided to ADM Committee

April 18, 2018

CHC and CFIA’s ongoing collaboration with regards to Canada’s Plant and Animal Health Strategy (PAHS) was on display again recently as the two organizations presented at a meeting of FPT (federal, provincial, territorial) Assistant Deputy Ministers (ADMs) of Agriculture. The purpose of the presentation was to provide a progress update on a plan to implement…

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BRM stakeholder session
Mark Wales, far left, and other delegates at AAFC’s BRM stakeholder engagement session. Photo: R. Lee

CHC emphasizes need for greater analysis at AAFC’s BRM stakeholder session

April 16, 2018

On April 11, Rebecca Lee, CHC Executive Director, and Mark Wales, CHC Business Risk Management Chair, attended an in-person stakeholder engagement session, hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), in regards to the effectiveness of existing Business Risk Management programs. About 60 delegates were in attendance, including about 30 from government, about 25 from industry,…

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"BC Blueberry growers are extremely thankful for the hard work and support of CHC and everyone that was involved in this push for the BC Blueberry industry.

The government was very receptive to moving the start and end dates for the emergency registration and we were able to cover the majority of our season."

Jason Smith, Chair, BC Blueberry Council

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