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Primary control zone (PCZ-106–Alberta)

Designation order

WHEREAS, on October 1, 2022, primary control zone 106 was declared by the President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, under subsection 27(1) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1 for highly pathogenic avian influenza; and whereas I am authorized under section 33 of the Act to exercise the power of the Minister under subsection 27(2) of the Act.

THEREFORE, under subsection 27(2) of the Act, in respect of that primary control zone, I hereby, by order, designate the animals and things listed in the Schedule attached as being capable of being infected or contaminated by the highly pathogenic avian influenza.

Dated at Pierrefonds, Quebec this day of October 1, 2022, at 11:15 am.

Elham Guirguis
Inspector

Schedule

CommercialFootnote 2 or non-commercialFootnote 3 poultry. This includes day-old poultry and hatching eggs, eggs and other products or by-products of such captive domestic poultry, and things that have been exposed to such a bird.

AND

Other captive birds (including birds that are raised in captivity for racing, exhibitions, zoological collections, competitions, or pets) if movements may result in contact with commercial or non-commercial poultry or their facilities. This includes eggs, other products or by-products of other captive birds, and things that have been exposed to such a bird.

Declaration order

Whereas, I, Dr. Siddika Mithani, President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, under the delegated authority of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau), believe that the disease, highly pathogenic avian influenza, exists in the area in Canada described in the schedule attached hereto.

Therefore, I hereby declare, pursuant to subsection 27(1) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1, that the area described in the Schedule attached is a Primary Control Zone, effective the date below, in which I believe that highly pathogenic avian influenza exists.

Dated at Toronto this day of September 30, 2022, at 5:35 pm.

Siddika Mithani, Ph.D.
President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Schedule

"Primary Control Zone for highly pathogenic avian influenza in the Province
of Alberta – Declaration Schedule” described as:

The following area in the province of Alberta bounded by:

Geographical boundaries for:

Primary Control Zone 106 (PCZ-106)
Starting at the junction of Township Road 484 and Gladstone Road.
North on Gladstone Road to Township Road 490.
West on Township Road 490 to Range Road 173.
North on Range Road 173 to Township Road 494.
East on Township Road 494 to Range Road 172.
North on Range Road 172 to Township Road 502.
East on Township Road 502 to Range Road 170.
North on Range Road 170 to Township Road 504.
East on Township Road 504 to Range Road 160.
South on Range Road 160 to Township Road 502.
East on Township Road 502 to Range Road 153.
South on Range Road 153 to Township Road 500.
East on Township Road 500 to Range Road 152.
South on Range Road 152 to Township Road 492.
West on Township Road 492 to Range Road 153.
South on Range Road 153 to Township Road 490.
West on Township Road 490 to Range Road 155.
South on Range Road 155 to Range Road 484.
West on Township Road 484 to Gladstone Road.

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