BC Egg & COVID-19

As per Dr. Bonnie Henry’s public health orders issued November 7, the BC Egg office is now closed to all visitors and the majority of staff are working from home. The office will remain closed for the next two weeks and we will reassess the situation as we receive further guidance from Dr. Henry.

All essential functions will continue and all staff can be reached by e-mail and telephone. If you reach someone’s voice mail, we urge you to leave a message as it will be returned promptly. In addition, senior staff can be reached by voice or text on their cell phones:

Katie Lowe, Executive Director, 778.242.4490

Joey Aebig, Manager Operations & Logistics, 604.442.6320

Amanda Brittain, Director Communications and Marketing, 778.386.1917

Note that Erin Duetta, Manager Finance, will be on maternity leave from August 2020 through August 2021 and will not be available on her cell during this time. All questions related to finance can be directed to Joey Aebig during her absence.

A Note on Egg Supply – March 24, 2020

Because eggs are produced locally in BC, we have a steady supply. The appearance of shortages is due to extreme over-buying, rather than an actual lack of supply. BC Egg Executive Director, Katie Lowe, reminds us, “buy what you need and leave the rest for your neighbours.”

Read more in this article from CTV.