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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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Cattle production a good fit with voluntary conservation practices

Calgary, AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) looks forward to working with the Government of Canada on the details of the National Conservation Plan (NCP), announced today by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Canada’s beef cattle producers are conservationists by nature and sustainably manage millions of acres of land home to thousands of species including many species at risk that are present and thrive alongside well-managed livestock production.

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CCA Participates in Korea, Japan Trade Mission

Calgary, AB - Representatives of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and Canada Beef Inc. are today heading home after the conclusion of a week-long trade mission to Korea and Japan led by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz.

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CCA Statement on DC Appeals Court rehearing COOL case

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today vacated the March 28 ruling that had left in place a lower court’s denial of the preliminary injunction sought by the coalition of which CCA is a member. The requested preliminary injunction would block implementation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s May 2013 final rule on U.S. mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). The CCA is encouraged that the full Court will rehear the case in May.

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Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Announces 2014 Mentorship Recipients

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce its 2014 national mentorship recipients. The 16 recipients were selected following the final selection round at the CYL Spring Forum held in Calgary on March 22, 2014. A total of 26 semi-finalists vied for a spot in the national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA).

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