Engaging with Parliamentarians
If you’re a beef producer looking to engage with your Member of Parliament (MP) or other policy influencer on a specific topic, please do not hesitate to reach out to [email protected] for CCA’s latest key messages on our policy priorities.
MPs must represent all of their constituents. As such, MPs are typically aware of a wide variety of issues making it challenging to keep any one issue top-of-mind at all times. Beef farmers and ranchers can help create awareness about industry issues by getting to know their MP and meeting with them regularly. Taking the opportunity in these meetings to discuss industry issues and their impact on beef cattle farmers and ranchers, as well as offering CCA-sanctioned solutions, ensures that MPs know what action they can take to help the industry. It’s up to farmers and ranchers to keep reminding politicians, and Canada, what this industry means for today and the future.
The CCA offers the following tips for ‘talking to your MP’: