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International Beef Alliance Statement: Ministers from TPP countries confirm focus on trade liberalization in Pacific region, IBA applauds progress

On March 15, 2017, the Trade Ministers and representatives from the 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries met in Vina del Mar, Chile, to discuss the future of the TPP. They then continued with a “High Level Dialogue on Integration Initiatives in the Asia-Pacific Region,” bringing in representatives from China, Colombia, Korea and the United States.

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Ministers from TPP countries confirm desire to liberalize trade in Pacific region, CCA applauds progress

Calgary, AB – On March 15, 2017, the Trade Ministers and representatives from the 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries met in Vina del Mar, Chile to discuss the future of the TPP. They then continued with a “High Level Dialogue on Integration Initiatives in the Asia-Pacific Region,” bringing in representatives from China, Colombia, Korea and the United States.

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CCA calls for renewed effort on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) encourages Ministers participating in the Vina del Mar, Chile meeting next week to continue efforts that will lead to implementation of the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

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McDonald’s Canada supports Cattlemen’s Young Leaders through new initiatives

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Program (CYL) is elated to announce that McDonald’s Canada has become a Foundation Partner and is also supporting the program through a new video released today in honour of International Women’s Day.

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CCA Statement on GoC approval of irradiation for raw fresh and frozen ground beef

Today the Government of Canada published amendments in Canada Gazette II permitting irradiation of raw fresh and fro-zen ground beef. Purchasing irradiated ground beef is now a choice for Canadian consumers, the same choice that has been available in the U.S. for more than a decade. The availability of irradiated ground beef will take time to establish and will depend on consumer demand for this type of product.

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CCA welcomes EU ratification of CETA, remains committed to resolving longstanding technical barriers

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) welcomes news that the European Union has ratified the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), one day after the House of Commons passed the CETA legislation. With potential for CETA to now come into effect by summer, the CCA is committed to continue working with the Government of Canada to enable meaningful Canadian beef access to the EU.

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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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