News

Budget 2015 positive for Canada’s cattle producers

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased with the investments in the 2015 Federal Budget that support and promote market access and trade opportunities for Canada’s beef cattle producers.

Read More

Health Canada’s planned regulatory amendments developed in consultation with industry

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) supports Health Canada’s plan to strengthen oversight and controls for own-use importation (OUI) of veterinary drugs and the importation of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for veterinary use through proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations.

Read More

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders announces 2015 mentorship recipients

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce its 2015 national mentorship recipients. The 16 recipients were selected following the final selection round at the CYL Spring Forum held in Saskatoon on March 26-28, 2015. A total of 22 semi-finalists vied for a spot in the national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA).

Read More

CCA announces 2015 Beef Industry Innovation & Sustainability Award

Ottawa, On - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce the late Dr. Colin Gill as the recipient of the 2015 Beef Industry Innovation and Sustainability Award (BIISA). Dr. Gill was selected to receive the 2015 BIISA in recognition of his outstanding scientific achievement and dedication to public health that has contributed significantly to the sustainability of the Canadian beef industry.

Read More

CCA Statement – Alberta BSE case birth farm - Temporary trade restriction update

Calgary, AB - Today the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that the birth farm of the most recent case (#19) of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is the same birth farm of BSE case #17 detected in 2010.

Read More

CCA Statement – Age of Alberta BSE case

Calgary, AB - Today the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed the birthdate of the beef cow in Alberta detected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). The affected animal was born in March 2009, 21 months after the July 2007 implementation of the enhanced feed ban in Canada.

Read More

CCA Statement – BSE in a beef cow in Alberta

Calgary, AB – Canada’s beef cattle industry takes Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) surveillance seriously. The finding of a case of BSE in beef cow in Alberta, while unfortunate, demonstrates the robustness of the National BSE Surveillance Program Canada has in place. BSE is on the decline in Canada and globally. It is not unexpected for cases to be found as efforts continue around the world to eradicate classic BSE. This is an isolated case; Canada’s previous confirmed BSE case was reported in 2011.

Read More

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders announce 2015 semi-finalists

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce the 24 semi-finalists vying for 16 mentorship positions in the 2015 program year.

Read More