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The consultation closed on February 15, 2017. For further information, please see the What we heard report - Consultation on proposed amendments to Canada's Health of Animals Regulations Part XII: Transportation of Animals

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is consulting with the public on proposed amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations regarding humane transportation. The amendments appeared in the Canada Gazette, Part I on December 3, 2016 and will be open for 75 days. It will end on February 15, 2017.

The changes are intended to:

We are striving for new regulations that balance the needs of animals during transport, the realities of transporting animals in Canada and public concern for the health and well-being of animals.

To participate

You can review a background document that explains what changes are being proposed: Canada Gazette, Part I. Comments should be directed to:

Dr. Cornelius F. Kiley
National Manager
Animal Welfare, Biosecurity and Assurance Programs Section
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
3rd Floor West, Room 231
59 Camelot Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9
Tel: 613-773-7053
Fax: 613-773-7567

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