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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for development of forest policies that prevent the introduction and spread of regulated pests into Canada and export programs for Canadian forestry products

CFIA activities include:

  • developing policy directives and import requirements targeting the control of invasive pests and their related commodity pathways of introduction;
  • working with sector stakeholders and government partners to develop export programs for Canadian forestry products;
  • participating in working groups and discussions with national and regional plant protection agencies, and the International Plant Protection Convention, to establish phytosanitary and certification standards.

The key acts and regulations we enforce are:

Information we provide for the general public includes:

Information we provide to the forestry products sector includes:

Additional government and industry information can be found at: