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February 3, 2023 Issues & Insights

New initiatives underway to improve ag mental health support

Despite growing awareness of mental health in the agriculture community, stigma is still a barrier to finding support. The 2019 Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food found that 45 per cent of Canadian farmers were experiencing high levels of stress. However, 45 per cent stated that even if they needed help they…

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January 27, 2023 Issues & Insights

Closing the gap on rural internet

The Province of Alberta is in the process of tackling current barriers to reliable rural internet. The Alberta Broadband Strategy, an ambitious four-year project, has set out to provide quality high-speed internet access to Alberta’s rural, remote and Indigenous communities, with a goal of reaching 100 per cent connectivity by 2027. “We all know that…

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January 25, 2023 Issues & Insights

AFSC announces changes to 2023 insurance programs

The cancellation of AFSC’s Satellite Yield Insurance program is among the corporation’s changes to its insurance products for 2023. AFSC announced on January 18 that due to technical challenges it would no longer be offering Satellite Yield Insurance, and that producers who have used this coverage in the past would be able to move easily…

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January 24, 2023 Issues & Insights

Increasing the vaccine bank as a component of Canada’s preparedness for FMD

Protecting Canada from the threat of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) requires constant vigilance. For the livestock sector, this threat is serious and would have devastating consequences on the Canadian beef industry and our economy. FMD is a highly contagious viral infection of cloven-hoofed animals including cattle, pigs, and sheep. Canada remains FMD free, but…

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January 20, 2023 Issues & Insights

Labour Market Impact Assessment application process goes paperless

The assessment process required to hire temporary foreign workers in Canada is moving online this spring. Canadian employers hiring under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program are required to first submit an Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application to Service Canada. As of April 3, 2023, this application process will be available online only. Employers applying…

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January 19, 2023 Issues & Insights

CFIA, provinces to address food trade issues in Lloydminster

A new pilot project is underway to better facilitate interprovincial food trade in the city of Lloydminster. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working with the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments to eliminate difficulties relating to moving food from both provinces into and within Lloydminster. “We are excited to see this pilot, not only as…

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February 3, 2023 Issues & Insights

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Cattle Report

Updated: 02/02/2023

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

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Choice Heifers

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
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15-May-23 204 242 -
12-Jun-23 208 256 -
10-Jul-23 204 - -
7-Aug-23 202 256 -
4-Sep-23 202 260 -
2-Oct-23 202 266 -
Last Updated on January 19, 2023