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Order Declaring Primary Control Zone for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the Province of Alberta: PCZ-14

Revocation order

Revocation Order (Section 27.3 of the Health of Animals Act)

WHEREAS, I, Dr. Siddika Mithani, President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, am of the opinion that the orders declaring the primary control zones set out in the Schedule attached hereto are no longer necessary with regard to highly pathogenic avian influenza that may affect animals or that may be transmitted by animals to persons.

WHEREAS I am authorized under section 27.3 of the Health of Animals Act (the Act) to revoke an order made under subsection 27(1) of the Act;

THEREFORE, I hereby revoke the Declaration Orders made pursuant to subsection 27(1) of the Act in respect of the primary control zones set out in the Schedule attached hereto;

AND THEREFORE I hereby also revoke the Designation Orders made pursuant to
subsection 27(2) of the Health of Animals Act in respect of the animals and things set out in the Schedule attached hereto.

Dated at Ottawa this day of July 1st, 2022, at 11:30 am.

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

Schedule

Primary Control Zone (PCZ) Primary Control Zone Declaration Order date Designation Order date
PCZ-14 April 12, 2022 April 12, 2022
Amended Designation order

Whereas on the dates set out below, primary control zones were declared by the President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, under the delegated authority of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau), pursuant to subsection 27(1) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1 (the "Act") in respect of highly pathogenic avian influenza;

Whereas I am authorized under section 33 of the Act to exercise the power of the Minister under subsection 27(2) of the Act;

Whereas on the following dates, orders were made under subsection 27(2) of the Act designating animals and things as being capable of being affected or contaminated by highly pathogenic avian influenza (referred to in this order as "Designation Orders"):

Primary Control Zones Primary Control Zone Declaration Order date Designation Order date
1 - 2 March 31, 2022 March 31, 2022
3 - 9 April 8, 2022 April 8, 2022
10 - 11 April 9, 2022 April 9, 2022
12 - 13 April 11, 2022 April 11, 2022
14 - 17 April 12, 2022 April 12, 2022
18 April 13, 2022 April 14, 2022
19 April 14, 2022 April 14, 2022
20 - 21 April 15, 2022 April 15, 2022
23 - 24 April 16, 2022 April 16, 2022
25 April 16, 2022 April 17, 2022
22, 26 - 27 April 18, 2022 April 18, 2022
28 - 29 April 19, 2022 April 19, 2022
30A April 21, 2022 April 21, 2022
31 April 19, 2022 April 19, 2022
32 April 22, 2022 April 22, 2022
33 April 22, 2022 April 22, 2022
34 April 23, 2022 April 24, 2022
35-37 April 25, 2022 April 25, 2022

And Whereas as an inspector, I have the authority under section 33 of the Act to exercise the power of the Minister under section 27.3 of the Act to amend an order made under subsection 27(2) of the Act.

Therefore, by this order, I make the following amendments to the "Designation Orders" referred to above:

The Schedules are replaced by the following:

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.

Signed at Meaford, April 25, 2022.
Pamela MacDonald, Inspector

Archived Designation order

WHEREAS, on the dates set out below, primary control zones were 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.

Primary Control Zones Primary Control Zone Declaration Order Date
1 - 2 March 31, 2022
3 - 9 April 8, 2022
10 - 11 April 9, 2022
12 - 13 April 11, 2022
14 - 17 April 12, 2022
18 April 13, 2022
19 April 14, 2022
20 - 21 April 15, 2022
23 - 25 April 16, 2022
22, 26 - 27 April 18, 2022
28 - 29 April 19, 2022
31 April 19, 2022

Therefore, under subsection 27(2) of that 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 Leduc, AB this day of April 22, 2022, at, 7:12 pm.
Craig Price, Inspector

Schedule

Any bird that is in captivity, including day-old chicks and hatching eggs, any product or by-products of a bird, and anything which has 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 Ottawa this day of April 12, 2022, at, 12:45 p.m.

Siddika Mithani, PH.D.
President of the CFIA

Schedule

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

The following areas in the province of Alberta bounded by:

Geographical boundaries for Primary Control Zone 14 (PCZ-14)

  • Starting at the intersection of Range Road 264 and AB-611 continue East on AB-611 until Range Road 250
  • South on Range Road 250 until Township Road 444
  • East on Township Road 444 until Range Road 245
  • South on Range Road 245 until Township Road 432
  • West on Township Road 432 until Range Road 251
  • South on Range Road 251 to GPS coordinate -113.512 52.685
  • East from GPS coordinate -113.512 52.685 to GPS coordinate -113.515 52.685
  • North from GPS coordinate -113.515 52.685 on Range Road 252 to Township Road 431A
  • Southwest from Township Road 431A until 38 St
  • South on 38 St until AB-53/39Ave
  • West on AB-53/39 Ave continuing until Range Road 262
  • North on Range Road 262 until Township Road 432
  • West on Township Road 432 until AB-795
  • North on AB-795 curving West on AB-795 and North on AB-795 until Township Road 440
  • At Township Road 440 continue North on Range Road 264 until AB-611
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