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March 22, 2022 Issues & Insights

CP Rail and TCRC enter into binding arbitration

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is pleased that Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC – Train and Engine Negotiating Committee agreed to enter into binding arbitration. “We are relieved that both parties have decided to enter arbitration,” said Dr. Melanie Wowk, Chair, ABP. “The beef industry is thankful to Premier Jason…

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March 21, 2022 Press Releases

Beef producers need immediate action on CP Rail work stoppage 

After news yesterday that the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference were unable to reach an agreement, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is calling on the provincial government to demand action from the Government of Canada. Producers are expressing serious concern over the impacts a work stoppage will have on the welfare…

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March 21, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Beef producers need immediate action on CP Rail work stoppage 

Editor’s Note: On March 22, CP Rail and TCRC agreed to enter into binding arbitration. After news yesterday that the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference were unable to reach an agreement, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is calling on the provincial government to demand action from the Government of Canada. Producers…

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March 21, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of March 21, 2022

Cash market buying interest was not surprisingly sluggish last week following the 72-hour CP Rail lockout notice, but moderate volume trade did develop. Dressed prices trended steady to firmer with the bulk of sales reported from $274-275/cwt delivered. Weighted average steer prices closed the week $1.66/cwt higher than the previous week averaging $163.38/cwt and heifers…

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March 21, 2022 Press Releases

Canadian beef producers call on Federal Government to immediately introduce back to work legislation following CP Rail work stoppage

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) are calling for the immediate introduction of back to work legislation following the work stoppage at Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) on March 20, 2022. Western Canadian cattle producers are dependent on feed shipments from the United States (U.S.) due…

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March 21, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Update: Voice your concerns over the rail transportation work stoppage      

Editor’s Note: On March 22, CP Rail and TCRC agreed to enter into binding arbitration. On March 9, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) shared a draft letter and some speaking points to beef producers interested in contacting their Members of Parliament (MP) on the potential strike. Unfortunately, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail…

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March 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

CP Rail, TCRC fail to reach agreement

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) did not reach an agreement this weekend, and as a result, the line is seeing a work stoppage.  While TCRC announced CP Rail initiated a lockout, CP Rail says that “completely misrepresented the truth,” and the work stoppage was initiated by the TCRC. Canadian…

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March 18, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Producers concerned over access to feed with potential rail work stoppage

This week, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) issued a notice of intention to lockout employees if they are unable to reach a settlement or agree to binding arbitration by March 20. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) has responded with a notice of intention to strike. Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) continues to urge producers to…

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March 18, 2022 Press Releases

Canadian beef producers call for resolution prior to work stoppage at CP Rail to avoid feed shortage emergency

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) remains hopeful that the progression of the collective bargaining negotiations between the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference will avoid a work stoppage and subsequent significant impacts to Canada’s beef sector. On March 16, 2022, CP…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 17/05/2024

Steers

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