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News Food & Beverage Economy General
December 10, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General
November 30, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
October 21, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 5, 2020  

COVID-19 pandemic creates M&A opportunities: Saputo CEO

Dairy processor’s fourth quarter profits hit by COVID-related shift in consumer demand.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 28, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 10, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 9, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 7, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

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.

News Food & Beverage General
April 16, 2019  

Saputo enters U.K. dairy market by closing $1.7B deal for Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest manufactures and sells cheese, butters, spreads and oils.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 22, 2019  

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.

News Food & Beverage Government General
November 19, 2018  

Thousands march in Montreal in support of farmers, against USMCA concessions

Dairy farmers expressed dissatisfaction with the new trade deal.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
November 5, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 3, 2018  

The winners and losers in the new NAFTA

The new deal is preferable to economic chaos.

News Food & Beverage Government Economy
October 2, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 2, 2018  

Key takeaways from the USMCA deal and an AP fact check

USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 2, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 17, 2018  

Freeland to return to NAFTA talks in Washington this week

Intense discussions continue but stalling over dispute settlement mechanism.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 13, 2018  

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.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 12, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 12, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 11, 2018  

Freeland returns to Washington for high level NAFTA negotiations

Still stuck on dairy, culture exemption and dispute resolution mechanism.

Insight Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 29, 2018  

Trudeau, Trump hopeful they will reach a NAFTA deal by Friday

They’re looking at potential “landing zones” where both parties can agree.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 29, 2018  

US is intent on ending supply management for Canadian dairy: Trudeau

The PM said his government will protect supply management at all costs.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 29, 2018  

Softening supply management would have political consequences: Quebec Premier

Philippe Couillard has vied to position himself as the defender of Quebec dairy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 27, 2018  

Quebec will strongly resist any trade compromises with US: Couillard

PQ leader Lisee is worried that Canada was ready to make concessions on milk.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 2, 2018  

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.