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Canadian beef producers applaud success on CPTPP Agreement

Calgary, AB – International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne confirmed this morning that two days of negotiations in Tokyo have concluded in agreement that he will travel to Chile in early March to sign the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), also referred to as TPP11.

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Now is the time for Canada to move forward on a Pacific trade deal

Calgary, AB – Japan is strongly signaling that it wants to move forward quickly with the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), aka TPP11. This will be an extremely positive development for Canada’s entire beef sector, if Canada chooses to be part of the agreement.

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Beef producers urge progress at WTO - IBA Statement

Calgary, AB - The Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is taking place from 10 to 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Cattlemen’s Young Leaders announces 2017-2018 Mentors

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce the mentors for the 2017-18 year. In keeping with the exceptional mentoring opportunities the program is known for, the selected industry experts will provide a wealth of knowledge and experience to the 16 finalists to be mentored this year.

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CCA applauds successful trade mission to China

Calgary, AB – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Vice President David Haywood-Farmer was in Beijing today with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne as some long awaited and very welcome news for Canadian beef producers was delivered.

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Canada’s beef producers urge TPP11 Member Countries to maintain momentum

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is encouraged by the significant progress made at the Ministerial meeting of the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Da Nang, Vietnam this week. Although it was hoped an agreement would be reached today, the complexities of the negotiations are such that additional work will be required before the trade deal can be concluded. It is the CCA’s hope that negotiations resume quickly to maintain the momentum achieved this week.“We need a TPP11 agreement to ensure Canadian beef producers can improve access to Japan and other growing markets in Asia,” stated CCA...

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International Beef Alliance Statement

Members of the International Beef Alliance (IBA), comprising the cattle producer organizations from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, and the United States, met in Paraguay from 15-20 October 2017.

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CCA Statement on amendments to Tax Planning Using Private Corporations proposal

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) commends the Government of Canada for revisiting the changes outlined in the Tax Planning Using Private Corporations proposal.

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