The CFIA is still waiting on final lab results to close the bovine tuberculosis investigation in western Canada.

At this point, all quarantines related to the investigation have been removed, and no additional cases of TB were detected.

According to the CFIA website, the federal government has paid $39 million in compensation to producers for animals that had to be destroyed.

Tax relief related to compensation payments through a Canada-Alberta program provided $16.7 million in assistance for extraordinary quarantine costs.

Throughout the investigation, Canada has retained its bovine tuberculosis-free status with no disruption to international market access.

A summary report on the investigation will be published in the spring and CFIA will participate in various meetings to discuss lessons learned for future disease responses.

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