February 13, 2004

CA

Andy Burton

Canadian Alliance

Mr. Andy Burton

Mr. Speaker, frankly, it is a huge problem. There is a certain amount of local market for cull cows, and so on, that they have to get rid of. One can buy a whole beef pretty darn cheap right now anywhere in northern British Columbia, if not all across Canada.

However that is not the solution. There are no slaughterhouses in my area so they cannot ship to a slaughterhouse to get rid of at least some of it.

The bottom line is that there is no easy solution for our producers. Again, it just points out the need for the government to deal with this issue immediately.

Topic:   Government Orders
Subtopic:   Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Permalink
?

The Acting Speaker (Mr. Bélair)

It being 2:30 p.m., the House stands adjourned until next Monday at 11 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).

(The House adjourned at 2:30 p.m.)

Topic:   Government Orders
Subtopic:   Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Permalink

February 13, 2004