We will never support these ridiculous cuts to food safety, and neither should the minister.
For four long years, these directives were followed by inspectors at XL Foods, the same plant that was behind the largest meat recall in Canadian history. All this under the watch of this minister, and he has the audacity to blame us.
The Weatherill report recommended an independent assessment of the CFIA. Why is the minister rejecting our requests for this key assessment?