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CMC is committed to providing exceptional value for members.

Members benefit from a wide range of services provided by CMC’s team of professionals offering significant expertise in advocacy, relationship-building, and problem-solving for some of the industry’s largest issues.

We support and advocate for our members’ business and business issues.

Which member category does your company belong to?

REGULAR MEMBERS

Meat packers and processors operating plants
registered under Canada’s Meat Inspection
Act and Meat Inspection Regulations.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

A firm that supplies goods and services to the Regular
Members such as ingredients, casings, packaging,
equipment, trading services, sanitation supplies,
consultants and financial institutions.

RETAIL AND FOOD SERVICE MEMBERS

A firm with significant business interest in
the operation of a retail or food service business that
sells meat products produced at a Regular
Member’s facility.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

As stakeholders in this valuable industry, we share a common goal – to make sure the meat industry continues to thrive and grow and continues to be the best industry to work for in Canada.

CMC works in partnership with aligned farming, food and trade associations in Canada and the U.S. to advocate for the needs of its members to secure and improve Canada’s global meat competitiveness and domestic growth.

  • CMC Questions the Status Quo

    • We challenge the government to ensure consistency in the delivery and interpretation of regulations across Canada.
    • We are creative in solving issues – leaving no stone unturned and no road not taken to find solutions to your problems
  • CMC Builds Partnerships

    • We have robust relationships with senior leaders of government departments and a strong presence on Parliament Hill that can influence and impact decisions.
    • We represent member interests on a variety of industry committees and working groups.
  • CMC Provides Opportunities for Member engagement and networking

    • We offer events throughout the year to bring members together. These include webinars, regional meetings with CFIA across Canada, workshops, technical meetings, social networking events, and a well-attended, prestigious annual conference.
  • CMC is a Unified, Singular Industry Voice

    • We speak on the behalf of members at Senate and House of Commons committees.
    • We tell our members’ story and highlight issues with media. We represent members on the ground, offering real time support during trade missions.

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED

Members have the opportunity to participate at a national level through a number of board-mandated committees and working Groups

Pork
Committee
Beef
Committee
Regulatory
Committee
Public Affairs
Committee
Associate Members
and Special Events
Committee
Annual
Conference
Planning
Committee
Technical
Advisory Group
Listeria Working
Group
 
 
 

COME MEAT WITH US

COME MEAT WITH US

Contact us today for more information on becoming a member and to receive an application form. Our team would be happy to chat with you one-on-one to discuss how our membership benefits can meet the needs of your organization.

Contact:
Lauren Martin, B.ES J.D.
Senior Director Government Relations and Policy
(613) 323-0636 
lauren@cmc-cvc.com

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