Letter to Bill Casey, Chair of the Standing Committee on Health

Research shows most CFIA programs are currently short staffed approximately 30%. A survey of frontline inspectors that was characterized by the CFIA witness as an “overstatement” found that more than half (55%) describe the current complement of inspection staff in their immediate work group as “inadequate to complete all tasks needed to ensure compliance with food safety requirements”.

News conference Speaking Notes

Speaking notes for Bob Kingston, President, Agriculture Union – PSAC and Rob MacDonald, Regional Vice President for Ontario, Agriculture Union – PSAC .