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B.C. gets ready to take over slaughterhouse inspections

B.C. will soon take over responsibility for some meat inspections. (Jim Cole/Canadian Press)

The regulations governing meat production in Canada are a confusing patchwork that overlap jurisdictions.
But some responsibility is slowly shifting from the federal government to the province.
Norm Letnick is BC's minister of agriculture. He's also the Liberal MLA for Kelowna-Lake Country. He explained what's happening to Daybreak host, Chris Walker.

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