Canadian Beef and Pork Industries Strongly Opposed to UK Accession to CPTPP Outcomes for Canadian Meat

Saturday, July 15, 2023 Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Meat Council (CMC), Canadian Cattle Association (CCA), and the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) are deeply disappointed with the agreement announced by the Minister of Trade today to grant the United Kingdom (UK) accession to the Comprehensive and

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CMC supports the extension to the Agri-Food Pilot, aiding access to permanent residence for workers and their families

Ottawa ON- Today, The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, announced the extension of the Agri-Food Pilot, which helps address labour challenges in the Canadian agri-food sector. The pilot, launched in 2020, provides a pathway to permanent residence for experienced workers in the

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CMC discouraged by the access achieved for meat products in latest trade deal

Ottawa, ON –  Yesterday, International Trade Minister Mary Ng announced that Canada has reached a market access agreement that will form the basis for the United Kingdom (UK) to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). This agreement will significantly impact Canada’s access

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CMC reacts to the federal budget and recently announced labour measures

  Today, the federal government tabled it’s 2023 budget “A Made-in-Canada Plan: Strong Middle Class, Affordable Economy, Healthy Future.” Upon review, CMC is pleased to see the Budget’s commitment to funding $57.5 million over 5 years for a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccine Bank. An

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Statement: Proposed changes to “Product of USA” labeling regulations would be costly and disruptive to North American supply chains

          Proposed changes to “Product of USA” labeling regulations would be costly and disruptive to North American supply chains Tuesday, March 7 (Ottawa, ON) Yesterday, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed changes to its voluntary “Product of the USA” labeling

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