Archive for April 2018

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

Rebecca Lee and Deborah Lorenzin

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

BRM stakeholder session

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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Planting seeds for the future

minister with others

On April 3, 2018, Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, Lawrence MacAulay, was joined by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Centre for Plant Health researchers, staff and partners in Sidney, British Columbia, to announce an $80 million investment to replace the Centre. This was a commitment made by the Government of Canada in Budget…

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