Category Archives: COVID-19

AAFC – YESP Announcement

May 26, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking steps to ensure the resilience of the food supply chain and to provide support to keep the agriculture sector … Continue reading

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AgriStability Enrolment Deadline Extended

The initial fee deadline (unless otherwise shown on your Enrolment Notice) for the 2020 program year only has been extended from April 30 to July 3, 2020. Additional information, including the application process and the AgriStability Benefit Estimator, can be … Continue reading

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CBIC – Conference Update

The CBIC board (compromised of the Beef Cattle Research Council, Canada Beef, Canadian Beef Breeds Council, Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, National Cattle Feeders Association) have made the difficult decision to postpone the conference scheduled for August 11-13th, 2020 until August 17-19th, … Continue reading

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Wellness Together Canada

For many Canadians, COVID-19 is having a major impact on their everyday lives, as they work to pay their bills, put food on the table, and take care of themselves and their families. That is why it is more important … Continue reading

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NSDA – Laboratory Services Update

Samples will be accepted effective immediately with testing to begin the week of May 4, 2020. Laboratory Services COVID-19 Notice

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CCA News Release – Federal Announcement

CCA Statement – Federal Announcement

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Service Canada Update – Temporary Foreign Workers

Special Compliance Inspections for Employers of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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AAFC Updates

AAFC Response – Statistics Canada Food-Processing Data Information and Implications for the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector

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Canada Sees no Beef Shortage, But Prices May Rise Due to Coronavirus

Country Guide By: Kelsey Johnson April 21, 2020 The Canadian government is not expecting a beef shortage despite the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in certain meat-packing plants, though prices may rise, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday. Trudeau … Continue reading

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An Urgent Message From The Eastern Canadian Beef Sector

The Eastern Canada beef sector needs help. Beef farmers proudly supply local, quality beef, but are undergoing economic hardships during COVID-19. They need support to continue providing a trusted, safe product. Please see this Youtube video, jointly made from all … Continue reading

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