British Columbia

British Columbia is a very agriculturally diverse province with 21 commodities each having an export value over $17 million in 2011, employing over 60,000 people and generating over $8 billion in revenues, annually.  There are approximately 20,000 farms and 1,000 food & beverage processors in British Columbia accounting for 7% of farm gate receipts and 8% of food & beverage manufacturing shipments in Canada.

Contact Us

British Columbia Regional Office
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Suite 420, 4321 Still Creek Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5C 6S7
Voice 604-292-5858
Fax 604-292-5891
Email: atsbc@agr.gc.ca

Contacts

  • Kiran Uppal
    Marketing & Trade Assistant
    604-292-5859
    kiran.uppal@agr.gc.ca
    • Finance & Administration / Information Management
    • Trade & Marketing Support
    • General Inquiries

Our Staff

  • Philip Bergen
    Senior Program Officer
    604-292-5873
    philip.bergen@agr.gc.ca
    • Growing Forward 2: Environment & Business Development
    • Investment Agriculture Foundation Liaison
    • Agroforestry
    • Bees and Honey
    • Tree Fruits
    • Northern Region
  • Janine Gyug
    Senior Program Officer
    604-292-5882
    janine.gyug@agr.gc.ca
    • AgriInnovation Program
    • Growing Forward 2: Innovation
    • Bioproducts
    • Labour
    • Nursery and Flowers
    • Vancouver Island Region
  • Tracey Innes
    Senior Program Officer
    604-292-5874
    tracey.innes@agr.gc.ca
    • Growing Forward 2: Biosecurity, Traceability and Food Safety
    • Animal Care Initiative
    • Poultry Biosecurity Program
    • Livestock
    • Organic
  • Emily MacKenzie
    Acting Senior Marketing & Trade Officer
    604-292-5861
    emily.mackenzie@agr.gc.ca
    • Growing Forward 2: Market Development
    • Food Processing
    • Mexico
    • United States
  • Faye Wu
    Senior Marketing & Trade Officer
    604-292-5867
    faye.wu@agr.gc.ca
    • Agri-Marketing Program
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Market Access Issues
    • Seafood
    • Supply Managed Sectors
    • Vegetables
    • China, Hong Kong and Taiwan
    • Southeast Asia
  • Jeff Lang
    Senior Marketing & Trade Officer
    604-292-5866
    jeffrey.lang@agr.gc.ca
    • Aboriginal
    • Berries
    • Natural Health Products and Functional Foods
    • Wine, Craft Brewing and Distilling
    • Japan and Korea
  • Vicky Wu
    Acting Marketing & Trade Officer
    604-292-5860
    vicky.wu@agr.gc.ca
    • Sector Profiles and Economic Research
    • Trade Leads
    • India
    • Middle East
    • European Union
  • Sharan Evani
    Senior Marketing & Trade Officer
    604-292-5857
    sharan.evani@agr.gc.ca
    • On leave as of November 1, 2014

News and Events


Reports

What's New in BC


Other Key Resources

Federal and Provincial Governments and Associations

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Regional Offices

  • BC Coastal
    4321 Still Creek Drive, Suite 400
    Burnaby, British Columbia
    V5C 6S7
    Tel: (604) 666-6513
    Fax: (604) 666-1261
  • BC Mainland / Interior
    4321 Still Creek Drive, Suite 400
    Burnaby, British Columbia
    V5C 6S7
    Tel: (604) 666-6513
    Fax: (604) 666-1261

Additional Sources of Export Assistance