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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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CCA Introduces New Logo

Calgary, AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to introduce its new logo. The new logo better reflects the high level work that the association does on behalf of the producers who operate Canada’s 68,500 beef farms and feedlots. The logo is the latest part of a rebranding process that began with the launch of the new CCA website in the fall of 2013.

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Beef Cattle Producers Applaud Korea FTA

Calgary, AB - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is very pleased with today’s announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper that Canada and the Republic of Korea have reached a free trade agreement (FTA).

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CCA Welcomes New President, Vice President at AGM

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dave Solverson and Dan Darling were acclaimed as President and Vice President, respectively, at the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ottawa, ON.

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CCA Announces New Beef Industry Innovation & Sustainability Award

Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) today introduced a new award that recognizes innovation that supports industry competitiveness and sustainability. The Beef Industry Innovation & Sustainability Award (BIISA) publicly recognizes industry stakeholders and value chain members for their outstanding commitment to the sustainability of Canada’s beef industry through loyalty and innovation. The BIISA is awarded by the CCA on behalf of the producers who operate Canada’s 68,500 beef farms and feedlots.

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