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 found by clicking here.

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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, 2021 in Penticton, British Columbia. CBIC is in the process of planning a virtual conference for Aug 11-13th, 2020 so the Canadian beef industry can […]

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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 than ever that Canadians have access to the tools and resources they need to support their health and well-being. The Prime Minister announced an investment […]

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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 added that beef producers are placing a priority on supplying the Canadian market before exporting products. Canada, one of the world’s biggest beef and pork […]

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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 Eastern Canada Cattle Associations asking for help.  

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CCA Recommends Bringing Back BSE Era Set-Aside Program

Real Agriculture April 13, 2020 The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is recommending the immediate reinstatement of a set-aside program that was implemented during the BSE era to address the challenges with beef processing capacity being created by COVID-19. The CCA says it’s in discussions with the federal government about implementing the program to encourage producers to hold cattle longer when processing capacity isn’t available. The […]

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