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Meat Processing Workers Need to be High Priority for Phase 2 of Covid-19 Vaccinations in ALL Provinces

Thursday, March 11, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is urging all provinces to identify meat workers as a priority group for phase 2 of vaccinations for Covid-19. Premier Ford announced on Friday that Ontario meat processors would have priority in phase 2

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Release: After Healthcare Workers, Essential Meat Workers High Priority for COVID Vaccine

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Essential meat workers need to be a priority group of workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The meat industry was among the first sectors to be challenged with the pandemic, and since March the industry has implemented effective mitigation

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CMC Infographic Labour Needs

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Agri-Food Immigration Pilot now open

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IRCC had delayed the opening of the application process for the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot. As of May 15, 2020, you can now apply. The Agri-Food Immigration Pilot helps address the labour needs of the Canadian agri-food sector by testing a new

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Release: Red Meat Industry Receives Federal Funding for Covid-19

Industry Working with Health Officials to Protect the Unsung Heroes who Feeds Canadians May 5, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following extensive measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 at plants across the country, Canada’s meat packers and processors today gain access to federal funding. Meat processing

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