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Cattle ID agency names 2018 board of directors

A number of Albertans will serve on the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency board of directors and executive committee in 2018. The agency has 19 directors, who are appointed by member organizations, with five serving on the executive committee. Joining chair Mark Elford (Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association) on the executive are Albertans Howard Bekkering (Alberta Beef […] Read more



Cattle traceability symposium coming to Calgary

Two-day event to be held, Nov. 2–3

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency will hold the inaugural Traceability Symposium 2016 in Calgary on Nov. 2-3. The two-day event will address traceability’s role; regulations and compliance; challenges and solutions; other assurance systems; and lessons learned. It is expected to draw attendees from Canada, United States, European Union, Australia and New Zealand. Well-known food expert […] Read more



CCIA livestock tracking now en francais

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has launched the new French version of the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS), now available online at www.clia.livestockid.ca The CLTS website will auto detect your computer browser’s language preference, the website then will show all text in this language. The functionality of the French language version of the CLTS […] Read more