Canada

The Canadian meat industry is expected to benefit from a new labour scheme

Canada launches work scheme for meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The Canadian Government has unveiled an Agri-Food Immigration Pilot scheme, expected to provide the meat industry with 2,750 spots for Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW).

Canadian pork business acquired by co-operative

Canadian pork business acquired by co-operative

By Aidan Fortune

Canadian agri-food co-operative La Coop fédérée, has announced the conclusion of an agreement for the acquisition of all pork and milling assets of F. Ménard Ange-Gardien, in Quebec.

The US meat industry has urged the ratification of the USMCA deal

USMCA deal urged forward

By Aidan Fortune

The US Government has been called on to push forward with the ratification of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the domestic beef industry.

The EU and Canada have come to a zoning arrangement over ASF

Canada and EU agree ASF system

By Aidan Fortune

The EU and Canada have agreed to an African Swine Fever (ASF) zoning arrangement to allow for safe trade in the event of an outbreak of the disease.

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports between Canada and China have been suspended in the wake of further counterfeit health certificates allegedly being found on shipments of pork.

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

By Aidan Fortune

North American nations the US, Canada and Mexico have reached an agreement to cut tariffs and take a step closer to agreeing a new trade agreement.

Canada hosts international ASF forum

Canada hosts international ASF forum

By Aidan Fortune

The chief veterinary officers for Canada, Mexico and the US met earlier this week to discuss prevention and control of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Americas.