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March 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Federal pre-budget consultations launched

As the Government of Canada prepares to release Budget 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland launched pre-budget consultations to hear from Canadians. The CCA submitted a set of recommendations focusing on the beef sector’s economic growth potential and the ability to enhance meaningful environmental outcomes and what domestic supports are needed…

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February 27, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Agriculture exempt from TFW restrictions

As of November 1, 2020, the Alberta government reached an agreement with the federal government to restrict the number and types of jobs available to be filled by Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW). Some sectors, including agriculture, technology and caregiving, remain exempt from these restrictions based on acute and proven labour shortages. Travel restrictions in place…

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February 23, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP celebrates Canada’s Ag Day with Prime Minister Trudeau and Agriculture Minister Bibeau

In honour of Canada’s Agriculture Day, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) Chair Kelly Smith-Fraser had the opportunity to share a glimpse into her family’s cattle operation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau. Meeting virtually, the three discussed Alberta’s role in the Canadian food supply chain and issues that impact producers on…

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February 16, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Mentorship Program Applications Now Open

Young people looking to advance their careers in the Canadian beef industry through unique mentorship, networking and travel opportunities can now apply for the Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship Program. The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association’s CYL Program is a national initiative designed to equip young people ages 18-35 with the skills they need to further the…

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February 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Highlights from the Chair | Changing for the Better in 2021

We sat down with Kelly Smith-Fraser, Chair of ABP, to talk about her first year as chair, and hopes for the future. Here is what she had to say… Each New Year brings a new start, thankfully. The past year has been tough, but when I look back I also appreciate the opportunities it brought….

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January 21, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Your Checkoff Explained

Non-refundable National Levy: $2.50 Canada Beef: 50% Beef Cattle Research Council: 44% Public and Stakeholder Engagement: 6% Refundable Provincial Service Charge: $2.00 Alberta Beef Producers: $0.72 Refunds: $0.70 Alberta’s Allocation to Canadian Cattlemen’s Association: $0.48 Remitter Rebate: $0.05 Work Done with Provincial Service Charge Funds ABP is building strong relationships with the new provincial government…

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March 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

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February 27, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Agriculture exempt from TFW restrictions

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