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CCA congratulates Perdue on his appointment as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) congratulates former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue on being nominated by President-elect of the United States Donald Trump to serve as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture.

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CYL program announces mentors for 2016-2017 youth mentorship program

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Program is pleased to announce the mentors that have been selected for the 2016-2017 program. The CYL program looks forward to enriching the experiences of young cattlemen in Canada for the 6th year in a row.

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International Beef Alliance joint statement

Global Beef Producers Allied on Trade Liberalisation and Sustainable Production

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CCA welcomes signing of CETA, urges resolution of barriers to beef trade

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland for successfully navigating an uncharted and complicated path through European Union (EU) politics and signing the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Brussels today.

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CCA applauds expansion of beef access to China

Calgary, AB – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met today in Ottawa with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and announced that China will begin to allow bone-in Canadian beef from cattle under 30 months of age (UTM) effective today.

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Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Announces 2016 Mentorship Recipients

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce its 2016 national mentorship recipients. The 16 recipients were selected following the final selection round at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC), held in Calgary on August 9, 2016. A total of 23 semi-finalists vied for a spot in the national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA).

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Anderson Ranch Inc. CCA’s 2016 TESA recipient

Calgary, AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce Anderson Ranch Inc. of Fir Mountain, Saskatchewan as the 2016 recipient of The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA). The ranch is operated by Miles Anderson and his wife Sheri, who received the award this evening in Calgary, Alberta in an awards ceremony during the inaugural Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC). The Andersons expressed sincere gratitude as they accepted the award during the conference banquet. 

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Taiwan re-opens to Canadian beef

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) welcomes today’s news that Canadian beef will once again be flowing to Taiwan. The approval from Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare to resume imports of Canadian beef comes days after a market expansion announcement by Mexico.

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