LATEST NEWS FROM Canada

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19:55PM Jul 02, 2020

Tale of the tape: NAFTA era trends in U.S. produce trade

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Now that the USMCA has begun, what can we say about the North American Free Trade Agreement?

17:06PM Jul 01, 2020

UPDATED: No big changes anticipated with start of USMCA

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement became effective July 1, but it brings no sweeping changes to North American produce companies who have operated with the NAFTA for more than two decades.

U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement USMCA
12:36PM Jul 01, 2020

Dairy Industry Celebrates USMCA, Emphasizes Enforcement Needs

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

Dairy industry leaders applaud the U.S. Trade Representative’s office and Congress for getting the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) done.

09:07AM Jun 09, 2020

Are consumers ready to splurge a little?

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited June 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.

17:48PM May 05, 2020

Canadian Pork Producers Say Federal Commitment is Not Enough

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Canadian pork producers say funds promised by the Government of Canada in an announcement on Tuesday do not address the magnitude of problems producers are facing.

15:02PM Apr 13, 2020

Olymel to Reopen Pork Processing Plant on Tuesday

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Olymel will resume operations at its hog slaughter and cutting plant at Yamachiche, Quebec, Canada, on April 14 after closing for more than two weeks to prevent the spread of

06:42AM Apr 09, 2020

How will retailers manage reduced consumer shopping trips?

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited April 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.