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Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

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Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

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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 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 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Voice your concerns on the potential rail strike

Editor’s Note: Since the news of a work stoppage, we have updated the downloadable draft letter and speaking points. Please find that here. With the Teamsters Union members working for Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) voting 96.7 percent in favour of a strike mandate, ABP is extremely concerned about the potential impacts a strike will…

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March 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Negotiations continue ahead of potential rail strike

An ongoing dispute between Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and unionized employees has the potential to create a work stoppage affecting more than 3,000 employees at CP Rail. Late last week, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) — a union that’s representation includes 16,000 rail transportation workers — announced a vote in favour of possible strike…

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Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

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Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

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20-Feb 184 226 -
20-Mar 184 228 -
17-Apr 192 228 -
Last Updated on August 4, 2022