Rural Veterinary Task Force Public Consultations

The Rural Veterinary Task Force will hold stakeholder meetings, focus groups and public consultations over the summer, fall and early winter of 2015 in several regions of the province.

The task force will review the current veterinary structure in rural Manitoba, people’s needs regarding veterinary care - with an emphasis on animal health and welfare - biosecurity, food safety on farms and the needs for maintaining a stable veterinary infrastructure.

In-person sessions

The public is invited to take part in three consultations at the following locations:

  • October 20, 2015 in Dauphin at Canway Inn & Suites, 1601 Main Street
  • October 21, 2015 in Brandon at Riverbank Discovery Centre, 1-545 Conservation Drive
  • October 22, 2015 in Stonewall at the South Interlake-Rockwood Agricultural Society’s Red Barn, south of Stonewall on Hwy 236 (French translation services will be available)

All sessions will run from 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

No registration is required.


You can provide feedback by completing the questionnaire. Select the survey that best describes you:

  • User of veterinarian services   PDF 80KB   MS Word 33KB
  • Clinic owner, associate or clinic employee  PDF 82KB  MS Word 32KB
  • Veterinary student or animal health technology student PDF 70KB   MS Word 27KB

Written Submissions

Interested stakeholders can also provide written submissions to:

Rural Veterinary Task Force
75 Christie Road
Winnipeg, MB, R2N 4A4

Provide your feedback before November 6, 2015.

For more information

Rural Veterinary Task Force
75 Christie Road
Winnipeg, MB, R2N 4A4