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'Strategic Marketing Plan Look-Back Review’ finds Legacy Fund well managed

The Canadian Cattlemen Market Development Council (CCMDC) is pleased to provide stakeholders with an independent, third party examination of the allocation of the Canadian Beef and Cattle Market Development Fund over its 10-year lifespan. Also known as the Legacy Fund, the Canadian Beef and Cattle Market Development Fund was established in 2005 when the Governments of Canada and Alberta committed $80 million ($50 million and $30 million respectively) to the industry to support long-term market development of the beef, beef cattle and genetics industries following the detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in Canada in 2003.

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Beef Sector Comments on Federal Election 2015 Results

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) congratulates Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) for its majority victory in Canada’s 42nd general election.

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Beef Producers Applaud TPP Agreement

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) strongly supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement reached today in Atlanta. A TPP agreement ensures Canadian beef producers can improve access to Japan and other growing markets in Asia. Under the deal reached today, Canada could double or triple its annual beef exports to Japan to nearly $300 million.

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CCA Statement on Bluetongue Virus in beef cattle in Southern Ontario

September 4, 2015

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Canada’s beef producers outline election priorities

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) today released its Federal Election Priorities document with information for all candidates running for Parliament in the upcoming 42nd General Election on October 19.

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Squaw Valley Ranch CCA’s 2015 TESA recipient

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.

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Canada’s beef producers urge TPP Members to maintain momentum

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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Who will enable Canada to Grow?

Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance

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