Premises identification became mandatory in 2009, and is required to complete transport documents such as manifests and permits, sell livestock at auction markets, apply for government grants, and buy over-the-counter medication at retail outlets.
Premises identification is an important component of traceability, and is crucial during a disease outbreak or other emergency situation.
Have you looked at your premise identification profile lately?
If the profile’s information is not current, you run the risk of not being contacted in an emergency or missing out on crucial information. To update your profile (or just double-check that the information is correct), go to agric.gov.ab.ca.
Consider adding your email address to your profile if you have not yet done so. In a situation when time is of the essence, email communication is much more efficient than other methods.