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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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January 19, 2023 Issues & Insights

The more you treat her like a cow, the better cow she will be

Tips for wintering replacement heifers One of the most illogical things we do as beef producers is overfeed or pamper our heifers through their first winter in hopes more will become pregnant in the spring. Then we say, “Oh, by the way… don’t expect to be spoiled like that ever again!” and we are genuinely…

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January 18, 2023 Trailblazers

Remembering the roots of Alberta’s beef industry

Sweeping grasslands and herds numbering in the thousands. Cowboys driving cattle for famous ranches. The romance and harsh realities of the open range. It’s a world that endures in our imaginations and lives on in the way we raise cattle in Alberta today. In the spring of 1969, the National Film Board of Canada set…

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January 17, 2023 Trailblazers

Blades of glory

Our Alberta beef ambassador and Master Butcher, Corey Meyer, recently came out from behind his meat counter at Acme Meats in Edmonton, Alberta, to represent Team Canada, and compete against the best butchers from around the globe at the World Butchers’ Challenge (WBC) on September 3, 2022, in Sacramento, California. Often referred to as the…

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January 16, 2023 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of January 16, 2023

The Canfax fed steer price closed the week at around $186/cwt, fully steady with the previous week. For early January this is the second-highest price on record; the only year that was higher was 2015. Last week, dressed sales were reported from $310.50-311/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle were being scheduled anywhere from the week of…

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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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Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 160.38

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
17-Apr-23 202 234 -
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