• Trade Policy

    CMC advocates for a trade environment that is fair.

  • Sustainable Production & Nutrition

    Meat is a healthy source of protein. CMC works to ensure our government partners understand the commitments our members have made to produce some of the safest and most sustainable meat in the world.

  • Labour

    The meat processing sector faces chronic vacancy rates of upwards of 20%. CMC advocates for labour and immigration policies that are responsive to the industry’s needs.

  • Regulatory Issues

    Federally licensed meat processing plants operate in a highly complex regulatory environment, CMC helps its members to navigate this landscape and improve efficiencies.


Advocacy is critical to the success of any industry. At times it’s done to achieve specific objectives; more often, effective advocacy is used to prevent the implementation of a policy that could be detrimental to industry before it is put in place.