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Government of Canada Reestablishes Market Access for Beef and Veal to South Korea

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Global Affairs Canada | news releases

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today announced that South Korea has lifted its temporary ban on imports of beef and veal from Canada, effective December 30, 2015. Imports of Canadian beef and veal were temporarily suspended in response to the February 2015 detection of an isolated case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Canada.


Governments' Investment Will Increase Production and Reduce Waste at Potato Processing Facility

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today an investment of nearly $380,000 for a potato processing plant in Carberry to increase efficiency, reduce waste and support the sustainable growth of Manitoba's potato industry.


Governments step up avian flu surveillance efforts

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

The governments of Canada and B.C. are investing $300,000 to strengthen the surveillance, early detection, and response measures to avian flu.


British Columbia Projects Receive Agriculture Innovation Funding

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

British Columbia's agri-food industry is receiving about $900,000 for 16 new projects that support a broad range of innovative products, practices and technologies of direct benefit to the sector.


Governments Invest in Expansion of Locally-Owned Food Processing Company

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

The governments of Canada and Manitoba will support the broader expansion of a family-owned food processing company in Winkler with $250,000 in equipment upgrades, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.


Government of Canada Delivers New Programs for Supply Management Sector

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada announced today a series of new programs and initiatives for supply-managed producers and processors to support them throughout the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Canada-EU Trade Agreement.


CWB and G3 Finalize Commercialization Deal

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Today, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced that the CWB has finalized the commercialization deal with G3 Global Grain Group and has become a fully private and global competitor in the Canadian grain sector.


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