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 Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 30, 2020  

BC premier says details of plan to reopen coming next week

Province didn’t fully lock down so Horgan said reopening guidelines will be different than other provinces.

News Food & Beverage General Production
April 30, 2020  

Two more BC poultry plants report workers who have COVID-19

Operations in Metro Vancouver were ordered closed this month when workers tested positive.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

Poultry plant in Coquitlam closed by health authority over COVID-19

Two workers at the facility operated by Superior Poultry Processors Ltd. have tested positive for the virus

News Food & Beverage General
April 24, 2020  

Workers at second BC poultry plant test positive for COVID-19

Investigations underway at both facilities, appears workers and management staff moved between the plants.

News General
November 27, 2018  

Maple Leaf to build new London plant, but shuttering 3 others

Investing an initial $605.5 million into the plant that will serve Eastern Canada and an additional $5 million into related project.

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 28, 2018  

Maple Leaf Foods buying Cericola Farms poultry plants

Ontario, Quebec plants process a total of about 32 million kilograms of chicken per year.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 10, 2016  

Olymel and Groupe Robitaille investing in a new processing plant

Will 360 new jobs and double production volume at the Atrahan factory in Yamachiche, Que.

News General
May 9, 2016  

Olymel invests $10M in Quebec poultry plant

Adding 15,000 square-feet to St-Damase facility for a total of 95,000 square feet.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
June 4, 2013  

Poultry plant fires shows little has changed for many Chinese workers

Callous approach to worker safety in China that leads to frequent industrial disasters.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
June 3, 2013  

Fire at poultry plant in China kills at least 119

Workers trapped in buildings, plant’s complicated design made escape difficult.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
December 15, 2011  

Sunnymel hiring 250 people for NB chicken plant

Chicken processor Sunnymel is hiring 250 people, skilled, unskilled and office personnel, to work at a poultry slaughterhouse it is building in Clair, NB.