Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 30, 2007 15:17 ET

AAFC: Welch & Company Re-Appointed as Auditor for Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg Marketing Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 30, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, today announced the re-appointment of Welch & Company as auditor for the Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg Marketing Agency.

"I congratulate Welch & Company on their re-appointment," said Minister Strahl. "The Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg Marketing Agency expects sound financial guidance in a number of different areas; the expertise of Welch & Company will continue to provide the Agency with the financial resources and support it needs to run efficiently."

The Agency's mission is to provide the Canadian chicken industry with hatching eggs that meet or exceed expectations for safety, quality, animal husbandry practices and environmental stewardship.

Welch & Company is an accounting firm that has served clients in taxation, accounting, audit and consulting for over 80 years.

The appointment is effective immediately and valid for one year.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    Minister Strahl's Office
    Jeff Howard
    Press Secretary