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MINISTER ADDRESSES BSE CONCERNS
 
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Minister John van Dongen visited Kamloops on August 6th to update cattlemen and ranchers on the government's efforts regarding the BSE situation.

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September 14, 2003
PREMIER CALLS FOR OPEN BORDER FOR CATTLE
 
BIG SKY, MT – In a meeting with western governors, Premier Gordon Campbell and his western Canadian counterparts urged a full re-opening of the border to Canadian beef and live cattle.
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August 15, 2003
CANADA-B.C. FUND ASSISTS BEEF MOVEMENT IN MARKET
 
VERNON – A Canada-British Columbia Inventory and Pricing Incentive Program is now available to licensed meat processors in British Columbia. The inventory incentive program will allow processors to offer higher prices to producers and keep the flow of cattle moving.
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July 29, 2003
TASK GROUP TO ADVISE ON INTEGRATED FISHERY
 
VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Honourable Robert G. Thibault, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada, the Honourable Geoff Plant, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Treaty Negotiations of British Columbia and the Honourable John van Dongen, Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries of British Columbia, have announced the establishment of a two-member task group to explore fishery arrangements that bring greater certainty for all fishery participants in a post-treaty era.
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July 23, 2003
CANADA AND B.C. AGREE TO NEW PACIFIC COUNCIL
 
The Honourable Robert G. Thibault, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Honourable John van Dongen, British Columbia Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, today signed an agreement establishing the Pacific Council of Fisheries Ministers. This agreement is a significant improvement over the previous one because it provides more input into a broader range of fishery issues.
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July 4, 2003
BSE COMPENSATION FORMS NOW AVAILABLE TO FARMERS
 
VERNON – Applications for the Canada British Columbia BSE Recovery Program are now available to B.C. farmers through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries to assist affected producers.
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