National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease

[Declared in accordance with Form A Part 2(iii)]

2. Responsible public or private organization or company
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Science Branch
3. Location and postal address
1015 Arlington Street Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3M4
4. Source(s) of financing of the reported activity, including indication if the activity is wholly or partly financed by the Ministry of Defence

Canadian Government - Canadian Food Inspection Agency

5. Number of maximum containment units5 within the research centre and/or laboratory, with an indication of their respective size (SqM):
BL 4 , 65.00 SqM
BL 4 , 35.00 SqM
6. Scope and general description of activities, including type(s) of micro-organisms and/or toxins as appropriate

The National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease within the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health conducts diagnostic testing and research on livestock and poultry diseases that are non-indigenous to Canada.  The centre became operational in April 1998.

(4) For facilities with maximum containment units participating in the national biological defence research and development programme, please fill in name of facility and mark "Declared in accordance with Form A, part 2 (iii)".

(5) In accordance with the latest edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, or equivalent.