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Primary control zone (PCZ-66 – British Columbia)

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 order declaring the primary control zone set out in the Schedule attached hereto is 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 Act1 (the Act) to revoke an order made under subsection 27(1) of the Act;

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

AND THEREFORE I hereby also revoke the Designation Order 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 15, 2022, at 12:15 pm.

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

Schedule

Primary Control Zone Primary Control Zone Declaration Order Date Designation Order Date
PCZ-66 May 24, 2022 May 24, 2022
Designation order

WHEREAS, on May 24, 2022, primary control zone 66 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 Ottawa this day of May 24, 2022, at 8:13 pm.
Jagvinder Dhanda, 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, Jean-Guy Forgeron, appointed in an acting capacity to the position of 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 May 24, 2022, at 7:35 pm.

Jean-Guy Forgeron
Executive Vice-President

Schedule

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

The following area in the province of British Columbia bounded by:

Geographical boundaries for: Primary Control Zone 66 (PCZ-66)

  • Starting at Princeton-Summerland Road and Siwash Road (GPS coordinate -120.319 49.673 degrees).
  • Northeast from GPS coordinate -120.319 49.673 degrees over terrain until GPS coordinate -120.248 49.790 (Teepee Lakes Road).
  • Continue on Teepee Lakes road until Unnamed road.
  • East on Unnamed Road until Trout Creek Mainline (GPS coordinate -120.122 49.784 degrees).
  • Southeast from GPS coordinate -120.122 49.784 on Trout Creek Mainline until GPS coordinate -120.055 49.712 degrees (Princeton-Summerland Road).
  • Southwest from GPS coordinate -120.055 49.712 degrees over terrain until GPS coordinate -120.203 49.669 degrees (Trout Creek Mainline).
  • West from GPS coordinate -120.203 49.669 degrees over terrain until GPS coordinate -120.295 49.666 degrees (Princeton-Summerland Road).
  • West on Princeton-Summerland Road until Siwash Road (GPS coordinate -120.319 49.673 degrees).
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