Updates to Accredited Veterinarians Manual

November 21, 2014

Please be advised that the information on the Accredited Veterinarians Manual web page has been updated.

The following documents have been updated:

Chapter 5- Export to the U.S.

Meat Cut Nomenclature

November 21, 2014

Canada and the United States (U.S.) have been working together to harmonize the terminology used when identifying wholesale cuts of meat. As announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on November 4, 2014, the U.S. updated its Institutional Meat Purchase Specifications manual as the standard meat nomenclature.

Stephen Poloz says it's a slow recovery for export sector

November 21, 2014

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says he's not expecting a recovery by Canadian exporters that succumbed to the financial crisis, but he remains optimistic replacements will eventually step up to fill the void.

For it to happen, Poloz is counting on companies that pulled through the turmoil to expand their operations and for the emergence of new exporting firms.

EDC forecast says U.S. recovery set to power next global cycle, immediate boon for Canadian companies

November 15, 2014

A new global economic forecast by Export Development Canada (EDC) predicts that the momentum of the nascent U.S. recovery will be the key driver of the next global growth cycle.

WTO rules against U.S. meat labelling laws

November 6, 2014

Canada has won an important battle in an ongoing trade dispute with the United States over meat labelling laws that have hurt the beef and pork industries.

The World Trade Organization has ruled that U.S. country-of-origin labelling (COOL) rules discriminate against exports from Canada and Mexico.