Canada’s Pork Industry

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) serves as the national voice for hog producers in Canada. A federation of nine provincial pork industry associations, our organization’s purpose is to play a leadership role in achieving and maintaining a dynamic and prosperous Canadian pork sector. Read more about What We Do »

Building a Durable Future In the Canadian Hog Industry

This report follows the hog industry’s Strategic Transition Plan that was published in 2009. That plan was created in the depths of the industry’s collapse, and set the context for the government of Canada’s support to the industry in the form of the Hog Farm Transition Program.

Since 2009, the nature of the economy has changed. The hog industry has undergone a significant downsizing; both in terms of the number of producers and the size of the total national herd. It is therefore important to reflect the changed situation within the strategic focus of the hog industry’s plans.

This document has been prepared in order to communicate with all of CPC’s partners; including the provincial members, the Pork Value Chain Roundtable, federal policymakers and other stakeholders. Download PDF »