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CCA cheers declaration of complete CETA text

Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) cheers today’s declaration signed in Ottawa that Canada and the European Union (EU) have concluded the negotiations for a free trade agreement. Today’s declaration follows the historic agreement-in-principle for a Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) reached last October and means the complete text will commence the ratification process in both Europe and Canada.

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Beef cattle producers applaud Canada-Korea FTA

Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) congratulates Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Korean President Park Geun-hye for today signing the final text of the Canada-Korea free trade agreement (CKFTA) in a special ceremony on Parliament Hill.

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Round Rock Ranching CCA’s 2014 TESA recipient

Calgary-AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce Round Rock Ranching of Alberta as the 2014 recipient of The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA). The fifth-generation family farm is operated by Sean McGrath along with his wife Tanya and their three children in partnership with Sean’s parents, Fred and Anne McGrath. The McGrath family received the national honour today in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in a special event following the CCA’s 2014 Semi-Annual Meeting and Town Hall.

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CCA applauds announcement of complete CETA text

Calgary-AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) applauds today’s announcement that Canada and the European Union (EU) have reached a complete text for a free trade agreement. Today’s progress follows the historic agreement-in-principle for a Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) reached last October and means the complete text can now be translated and be given a final legal review.

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CCA welcomes progress on China trade file

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) welcomes today’s news that China will work towards the necessary approvals to permit access for Canadian bone-in beef from animals under thirty months of age (UTM) and live cattle.

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Korea FTA tabled in Parliament

Calgary, AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) welcomes the tabling in Parliament today of the text of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA). This represents an important milestone on the path towards implementation of the agreement.

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Industry leaders establish Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

Beef producer groups, agricultural businesses, researchers, environmental organizations, and leaders in sustainable business collaborate to attain long-term sustainability of the Canadian beef industry.

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Beef producers demand a high quality TPP deal

Beef producers from four Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries have again demanded that any TPP agreement be a high quality deal that eliminates all tariffs on beef.

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