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MEAT… GOOD FOR YOU. GOOD FOR CANADA.

CMC is an internationally recognized voice shaping the future of the meat industry in Canada.

With over 150 members, CMC brings its 100 years of expertise, influence and resources to advocate on behalf of its members—meat packers and processors operating establishments licensed under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations.

 

Meat industry at a glance

In 2021 Canada exported
$4.5 BILLION
of beef and veal to 53 countries
In 2021 Canada exported
$5 BILLION
of pork to 80 countries
A modest $100 million increase
in exports (red meat) results in
an almost equivalent increase in GDP of
$97 MILLION
In 2016 red meat consumption
and exports supported
288,000 JOBS
In 2016 $ 13.7 billion in GDP &
194,000 JOBS
were supported by
Canada’s Red Meat supply chain
CMC regular members include
54 companies
operating 186 federally regulated
establishment in Canada

EVENTS

June
05
2023

CMC Annual Conference & AGM

Monday, June 5, 2023. 7:00 am – Tuesday, June 6, 2023. 5:00 pm
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NEWS

CMC Welcomes New Staff Member

Thursday, December 1, 2022
CMC is pleased to welcome Lauren Martin as Senior Director, Government Relations and Policy. Lauren will assist the organization in meeting its strategic objectives by engaging with government and industry stakeholders on behalf of the meat processing industry. She joins CMC after working with the Canadian

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Meet Associate Member: Toromont

Monday, October 3, 2022
Describe your business, your clients and the products/services you provide. A division of Toromont Industries Ltd. (TSE: TIH), TMH is a complete material handling solutions provider. Our products and services include: The industry’s most comprehensive catalogue of industry leading material handling equipment Used & refurbished material

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Statement: Canadian meat industry pleased to see exemption for ground meats in Health Canada’s final Front-of-Package labelling regulations

Thursday, June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health announced the finalized Front-of-Package labelling regulations, part of the Government of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy. In the finalized regulations, ground beef and pork are exempt from the requirement of having a front-of-package warning

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Release: CMC Appoints First-Ever Woman as Chair of the Board of Directors  

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Ottawa (ON) June 27, 2022 – As the Canadian Meat Council (CMC) celebrated its 100th anniversary and conference this month in Ottawa; the occasion was also marked by appointing Kerry Towle as Chair of the Board of Directors for the next two years.  “It was long

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CMC’s membership is an association of diverse businesses with a common goal—to ensure the meat industry continues to thrive and grow and remains the best industry to work for in Canada. LEARN MORE

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