Latest News
Stay up to date with news and alerts for Merritt and the Nicola Valley

A unique zoning initiative is reducing the risk and impact of a large-scale outbreak in the livestock industry.

BC Cattlemen Association President Judy Guichon says the West Hawk Lake Zoning Initiative on the Trans-Canada Highway near the Manitoba-Ontario boundary, the only passage point for commercial vehicles between Eastern and Western Canada will help control the possible spread of foot and mouth disease.

Since December 6th, the facility has run continuously, ensuring a complete data set of all livestock movement between the zones.

Pin It