Winnipeg, MB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce Squaw Valley Ranch of British Columbia as the 2015 recipient of The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA). The ranch is operated by Darrell Squair and his wife Doris Squair along with their son Travis and daughter-in-law Katie. They received the award this evening in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in an awards ceremony during the President’s Reception at the CCA’s 2015 Semi-Annual Meeting.
Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is encouraged by the significant progress made at the Ministerial meeting of the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Hawaii this week. Although it was hoped an agreement would be reached today, the complexity 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 in order to maintain the momentum achieved this week.
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Beef producers from five Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries are calling for a high-quality market access deal on beef to be secured at the TPP ministerial meeting in Hawaii this month.
Calgary, AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) applauds the Government of Canada’s unwavering focus on implementing retaliatory tariffs in the U.S. mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) case, following a swift rejection of a proposal put forth today by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow to introduce a bill that would repeal the COOL legislation and replace it with a voluntary COOL provision.
Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) applauds Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent comments in Quebec City that it is essential for Canada to be included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The CCA urges the Government of Canada to maintain a high level of ambition as the negotiations enter their final phase and ensure that Canada will become a founding member of the TPP.
Calgary, AB - The Cattlemen's Young Leaders (CYL) Program is pleased to announce the mentors selected for the 2015-16 program. Now in its fifth year, the CYL program continues to offer participants an unparalleled mentorship experience within the Canadian beef industry with an eye to shaping future industry leaders.
Calgary, AB – Canadian beef industry leaders have established the Canadian Cattlemen’s Foundation (Foundation), a registered charity, to support the sustainable advancement and legacy of the Canadian beef industry.