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30 March 2020
View news from Canada Canadian beef plant suspends slaughter after worker tests positive for COVID-19
Harmony Beef, a beef packing plant in Alberta, halted slaughter on Friday after an employee tested positive for coronavirus....
24 March 2020
View news from Canada Canada announces measures to shield the agri-food sector from coronavirus fallout
Prime Minister Trudeau announces support for farmers and agri-food businesses under Canada’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. ...
29 February 2020
View news from Canada AHDB targets Canadian hospitality sector
Quality beef, lamb and pork from the UK will be in the spotlight when AHDB exhibits at the Restaurants Canada Show this weekend....
20 February 2020
View news from Canada Canada's House of Commons expected to approve USMCA by Easter
The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute is confident the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will be approved by the House of Commons by Easter....
19 February 2020
View news from Canada Results are in on Alberta’s farmer-led research
The Provincial Government of Alberta spent January consulting with Alberta’s farmers about the role research plays in the agriculture sector. ...
05 December 2019
View news from Canada Canadians Celebrate St Andrew’s Day with Scotch Beef PGI
CANADA - One of Scotland’s most iconic foods, Scotch Beef PGI, has taken centre stage at a celebratory event in Canada to celebrate St Andrew’s Day....
08 November 2019
View news from Canada Winter Feeding Cost Comparison – Hay vs. Alternative Feeds
Fall has arrived, and focus has shifted to winter feed supplies. ...
07 November 2019
View news from Canada Hot Topic: Canadian Environmental Policy
Environment and environmental policy continue to be hot topics of discussion in both public and political forums. Environmental sustainability is of course of the utmost priority to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the producers it represents,...
06 November 2019
View news from Canada Canadian Beef Trade to China Resumed
Effective immediately, Canadian meat export certificates to China will be resumed, according to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). ...
08 October 2019
View news from Canada Learning Mode: Why McDonald's is testing the P.L.T.
By now you’ve probably heard that McDonald’s started testing a plant-based burger for a limited time, in select restaurants in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. ...
05 September 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour
CANADA - Today the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $264,000 in support of dairy processor La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour....
03 September 2019
View news from Canada Anthrax Outbreak Kills Livestock in Saskatchewan
CANADA - Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture says seven farm animals are dead due to anthrax....
02 September 2019
View news from Canada Govt Invests in Research for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Last week, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.3...
27 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at Fromabitibi Inc
CANADA - Yesterday, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of $81,628 in support of dairy processor Fromabitibi Inc....
23 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Quebec Dairy Processors
CANADA - This week, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Richard Hébert, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced an...
22 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912
CANADA - This week, Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $120,950 in support of dairy processor La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912....
19 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Announces Compensation for Supply-Managed Dairy Producers
CANADA - On Friday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau visited a dairy farm in Compton, where she announced that the federal government will make available $1.75 billion over eight years to Canada’s nearly 11,000 dairy farmers. ...
23 July 2019
View news from Canada Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2019
CANADA - The Government of Canada yesterday released an initial list of designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2019 due to extreme weather conditions....
17 July 2019
View news from Canada Govt Investing in Dairy Research Cluster
CANADA - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, yesterday announced an investment of $11.4 million to the Dairy Research Cluster, led by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. With investment from the industry, the total investment...
12 July 2019
View news from Canada Govt Investing in Future of Canadian Beef
CANADA - This week, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, attended the Calgary Stampede where she announced an investment of $8.3 million for six projects that will help support Canada’s world-class beef industry. ...
10 July 2019
View news from Canada Govt of Canada invests $1.2m for Dairy Farmers, Processors
CANADA - Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced an investment of more than $1.2 million to support the dairy industry in British Columbia. ...
04 July 2019
View news from Canada Canadian Govt Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Pork, Beef Sector Stakeholders
CANADA - Canada is one of the world’s largest agriculture and agri-food exporters, that sends about half of its domestic food and agricultural production worth over $65 billion to more than 180 countries worldwide. ...
01 July 2019
View news from Canada Dry Conditions Get Manitoba Beef Producers Worried About Livestock Feed
CANADA - Dry conditions in the province have some Manitoba beef producers worried about how they will feed their cattle. ...
27 May 2019
View news from Canada Japan Lifts Last Restrictions on Canadian Beef, 16 Years After BSE
CANADA - Japan has lifted its remaining trade restrictions on Canadian beef, 16 years after the discovery of a case of BSE in Alberta....
10 April 2019
View news from Canada Scotch Beef, Lamb Showcased at Canadian Event
CANADA - Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI are set to be high profile at a major international trade show, SIAL Canada, being held in the coming weeks in Montreal....
04 April 2019
View news from Canada Evonik announces new Canadian distribution agreement for dairy feed additive
Evonik and Halchemix Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a strategic partnership for the promotion of Evonik’s rumenprotected methionine product Mepron® in the Canadian market....
26 February 2019
View news from Canada Researchers Find 14% of Sausages Mislabelled in Canada, Down from Last University of Guelph Study
CANADA - Sausage mislabelling in Canada is down, according to a new University of Guelph DNA barcoding study....
22 February 2019
View news from Canada Saputo Announces Agreement to Acquire UK-based Dairy Crest
CANADA - Saputo Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with Dairy Crest Group plc on the terms of a cash acquisition by which Saputo will acquire the entire issued, and to be issued, ordinary share capital of Dairy Crest for £6.20 per...
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