US challenges Canada’s dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement
Claims Canada’s distribution of its tariff-rate quotas is unfair to American farmers.
More funding for dairy, poultry, egg farmers hurt by free trade deals
Follows previously announced $1.75 billion for the dairy sector that came in effect in 2017 and 2018.
Dairy farmers facing losses due to CUSMA will be compensated: Trudeau
They’ve received a multi-year commitments for trade deal losses from EU and Pacific Rim agreements, but not North American deal.
COVID-19 pandemic creates M&A opportunities: Saputo CEO
Dairy processor’s fourth quarter profits hit by COVID-related shift in consumer demand.
Dairy processors to lose $100M if USMCA takes effect in July: Plett
Processors stand to lose upwards of $100 million if the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement takes effect as scheduled.
Dairy industry warns of price hike as a result of NB Saputo plant closure
Farmers will have to ship their milk as far as Victoriaville, Que., or Dartmouth, NS, for processing.
Australian dairy signs licensing deal to use EnWave dehydration technology
Ballantyne has exclusive rights to produce dairy products in Australia using radiant energy vacuum process.
Another major US dairy seeks bankruptcy protection
Borden has filed for bankruptcy protection, the second major US dairy to do so in as many months.
Cheese factory co-op gets $1.5M from federal dairy fund
Will help with modernization of equipment as co-op prepares for market changes resulting from CETA.
Saputo enters U.K. dairy market by closing $1.7B deal for Dairy Crest
Dairy Crest manufactures and sells cheese, butters, spreads and oils.
Saputo buying UK-based Dairy Crest Group for roughly $1.7B
Manufactures cheese, butters, spreads and oils under British brands Cathedral City, Clover, Country Life and Frylight.
Thousands march in Montreal in support of farmers, against USMCA concessions
Dairy farmers expressed dissatisfaction with the new trade deal.
Dairy farmer anger over trade deal gets awkward for one Liberal MP
Pierre Breton offered support to farmers in his rural riding at a protest that opposed his government’s trade policy.
The winners and losers in the new NAFTA
The new deal is preferable to economic chaos.
Supply managed farmers to get compensation as a result of continental trade deal
Trudeau said conversations with the industry are already underway to determine what fair compensation will look like.
Key takeaways from the USMCA deal and an AP fact check
USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Trump cheers new USMCA trade deal, heralds end of NAFTA era
Proclaims the newly forged US-Mexico-Canada Agreement as the biggest trade deal in the history of the United States.
Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal
One of the biggest wins is the deal the exempts a percentage of eligible auto exports from tariffs: president of Global Automakers of Canada.
Canadian dairy farmers’ group pans new trade pact with US, Mexico
Group says greater market access and elimination of competitive dairy classes will shrink the Canadian industry.
Good-bye NAFTA, hello USMCA: Canada inks new trade deal with US, Mexico
More access to dairy but Canada saves dispute provision, accommodation reached on Section 232 tariffs.
Canada US reach deal to stay in trade pact with Mexico
US farmers get more access to the Canadian dairy market, but NAFTA dispute-resolution process stays.
Freeland to return to NAFTA talks in Washington this week
Intense discussions continue but stalling over dispute settlement mechanism.
Freeland briefs PM on NAFTA, not returning to Washington immediately
Lead negotiator Steve Verheul and David MacNaughton, Canada’s ambassador to the US, back in action on Sept. 14.
How the dairy lobby’s cash grab put Canada in Trump’s crosshairs
He may not have a sophisticated understanding of international trade, but he understands numbers and politics.
Couillard will go to court if NAFTA deal is unsatisfactory to Quebec farmers
Won’t accept an agreement that doesn’t meet the approval of dairy producers.
Freeland returns to Washington for high level NAFTA negotiations
Still stuck on dairy, culture exemption and dispute resolution mechanism.
Resolving Canada’s trade quagmire in the age of Trump
We must make a major concession like phasing out our farm supply management to protect the auto sector.
Trudeau, Trump hopeful they will reach a NAFTA deal by Friday
They’re looking at potential “landing zones” where both parties can agree.
US is intent on ending supply management for Canadian dairy: Trudeau
The PM said his government will protect supply management at all costs.
Softening supply management would have political consequences: Quebec Premier
Philippe Couillard has vied to position himself as the defender of Quebec dairy.
Quebec will strongly resist any trade compromises with US: Couillard
PQ leader Lisee is worried that Canada was ready to make concessions on milk.
Bernier touts himself as the only politician to want truly free trade with US
Conservative MP says supply management is preventing Canada from reaching a NAFTA deal.