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CCA Statement - Canadian animal care regulations and standards among the best

Calgary, AB – Canadian animal care regulations and standards, including the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle, can stand up to, and perhaps even exceed, any world-wide certifications or standards. Regulations and standards differ from certifications, which are simply a record of the production practices the majority of Canadian cattle producers are already doing.

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CCA joins International Trade Minister Freeland in Europe to Promote CETA

Calgary, AB – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) President Dan Darling is in Brussels, Belgium this week accompanying International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland as she promotes the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

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Labour gap in Canadian beef sector could quadruple by 2025, study finds

Ottawa, ON – Chronic workforce shortages in Canada’s agricultural sector are expected to continue, with the number of unfilled jobs in the beef sector forecasted to more than quadruple over the next decade.

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CCA welcomes new President, Vice President

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Dan Darling and David Haywood-Farmer, who were elected by acclamation as President and Vice President, respectively, on March 12, 2016 at the CCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ottawa, ON.

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CCA announces 2016 Beef Industry Innovation & Sustainability Award recipient

Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce Jim Clark, executive director, Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association (OCFA) and the Ontario Corn Fed Beef (OCFB) Program as recipients of the 2016 Beef Industry Innovation and Sustainability Award (BIISA). Clark was selected to receive the 2016 BIISA for the development of OCFB, a producer-led branded beef program with a strong emphasis on sustainability and beef quality.

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CCA applauds Canada’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Calgary, AB – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) President Dave Solverson is in Auckland, New Zealand today to witness Canada’s Minister for International Trade, Chrystia Freeland, sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

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CCA Media Advisory - Interview opportunity with CCA following signing of TPP Agreement

Event: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) President Dave Solverson and Director, Government and International Relations, John Masswohl, are in Auckland, New Zealand for the signing of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement by Canada’s International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland.

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South Korea lifts BSE trade restrictions

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased that Canadian beef and beef products can once again flow to South Korea effective immediately, following that country’s lifting of a temporary suspension imposed in February 2015 in response to the confirmation of a case (#19) of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in Alberta.

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