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Prime Minister announces initial payment to beef producers and commits to provide more

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association The Government of Canada (GoC) announced its initial support today for Canada’s beef industry amongst other agriculture announcements.  The portion of the announcement pertinent to the beef industry includes: $50 million in funding...

COVID-19 further reduces North American beef processing capacity: CCA recommends immediate implementation of policies...

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association COVID-19 continues to negatively impact the North American beef industry through market volatility and interruptions to processing operations. A further significant...

COVID-19 reduces North American beef processing capacity: CCA recommends implementing set-aside program

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is working with industry stakeholders and government to continue to supply beef and keep markets moving...

Government of Canada’s support measures provided to agriculture during COVID-19

Source: Canadian Cattlemen's Association Over the past week, the Government of Canada (GoC) has made a number of announcements on financial support measures for individuals...

Recommendations for Canadian Cattle Sales during COVID-19

Source: Livestock Markets Association of Canada, the Canadian Beef Breeds Council and the Canadian Cattlemen's Association For those hosting sales make the cattle available for...

Carcass weights and import export update

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Jason Wood, provincial livestock market analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, updates the numbers as of March 18, 2020. “Canadian steer...

CCA recognizes collaboration on CUSMA ratification process

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association Today, the Senate of Canada passed Bill C-4 to implement the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). New Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) President Bob...

Ontario beef farmers urgently requesting federal assistance to get them through this time of...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) has raised the alarm regarding the economic crisis facing the industry and has brought an...

Humane Transport Regulations for Livestock

Source: Canadian Cattlemen's Association The new regulations for the humane transport of livestock came into force on February 20, 2020, with a two-year transition period...

Disruption along rail lines affecting meat sector

Source: Canadian Meat Council Canada exports seventy percent of pork production and fifty percent of beef production   The red meat industry is urging government intervention to...
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