Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 08, 2014 14:30 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 8, 2014) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Technical Briefing:
Update on Avian Influenza in British Columbia
When: December 8, 2014 at 16:00 (EST)
Present: Dr. Harpreet Kochhar, Chief Veterinary Officer, CFIA
Dr. Pierre Lafortune, National Manager, Animal Import/Export, CFIA
Dr. Jane Pritchard, Chief Veterinary Officer, British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture
Dr. Perry Kendall, Provincial Health officer, British Columbia Ministry of Health

Representatives from the CFIA and the provincial government of British Columbia will be on hand to provide an update on the avian influenza situation in British Columbia.

A question and answer session for the media will follow the update. Please be prepared to provide your name and affiliation.

Teleconference phone number: 1-877-413-4814

Passcode: 9740349

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    (613) 773-6600