British Columbia

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

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.

Contacts

Our Staff

Contact Programs Sectors Geographics
Philip Bergen
Senior Program Officer
604-292-5873
philip.bergen@agr.gc.ca
  • Growing Forward 2: Environment & Business Development
  • Investment Agriculture Foundation (Liaison)
  • Tree Fruits
  • Bees and Honey
  • Agroforestry
  • Organic
  • Northern region
Janine Gyug
Senior Program Officer
604-292-5882
janine.gyug@agr.gc.ca
  • AgriInnovation Program
  • Growing Forward 2: Innovation
  • Labour
  • Bioproducts
  • Nursery and Flowers
  • Vancouver Island region
Sharan Evani
Senior Marketing & Trade Officer
604-292-5857
sharan.evani@agr.gc.ca
  • Growing Forward 2: Market Development
  • Functional Foods and Natural Health Products
  • Wine, Craft Brewing and Distilling
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • India
Tracey Innes
Senior Program Officer
604-292-5874
tracey.innes@agr.gc.ca
  • Growing Forward 2: Biosecurity, Traceability, and Food Safety 
  • Poultry Biosecurity Program 
  • Animal Care Initiative
  • Aboriginal
  • Livestock
 
Emily MacKenzie
Acting Senior Market and Trade Officer 
604-292-5861
emily.mackenzie@agr.gc.ca
 
  • Food Processing
  • Berries
  • United States
  • Europe
  • Mexico
Faye Wu
Senior Market & Trade Officer 
604-292-5867
faye.wu@agr.gc.ca
  • Agri-Marketing Program
  • Market Access Issues
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Seafood
  • Vegetables
  • Supply Managed Sectors
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Southeast Asia

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