AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

US Trade- Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Canadian Dollar

May 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

Alberta and Montana partner to provide vaccines to truckers

About 2,000 Alberta truck drivers are eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under a new program, starting May 10, 2021.

Announced today, the program was developed through a collaboration between Alberta and Montana. It allows truckers regulated to transport goods into the United States to receive the Janssen vaccine at a rest stop near Conrad at no cost.

“We are very grateful to Montana Governor Gianforte for the generous donation of vaccines to protect our truckers,” said Premier Jason Kenney. “Alberta depends on trade with our American neighbours and this program will ensure our goods get to market while stopping the spike of COVID-19.

“The pandemic has had devastating consequences, including a severe impact on our economies,” said Greg Gianforte, Governor of Montana. “By working together and taking this critical action, we keep our trade channels open between Montana and Alberta.”

The service will be available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until May 23, 2021. Truck drivers are not required to book ahead to receive the vaccinations.

Watch the announcement on Youtube.

Share this on

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Top Stories

August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Five strategies to stop sickness before it starts this fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

Cattle Report

Updated: 17/08/2022


Live: ---
Rail: ---


Live: ---
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Choice Heifers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 172.16

Canadian Dollar

$77.45   0.37

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022