What's happening at the CPC?
CPC appearance in front of the Agriculture Committee
May 12, 2020 - CPC Chair Rick Bergmann and 1st Vice-Chair, René Roy appeared in front of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture to speak about the government's response to COVID-19.
CPC reacts to the federal funding announcement
May 5, 2020 - CPC Chair Rick Bergmann took part in a joint virtual press conference with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, and the National Cattle Feeders' association in reaction to the federal government's funding announcement for the agriculture sector.
Meeting with Conservative Agriculture Critic John Barlow
April 30, 2020 - The Canadian Pork Council executive and staff met with MP John Barlow to discuss the reality of pork producers and provide more details regarding the sector's ask for support.
Letter to ministers requesting support for producers
April 24, 2020 - The Canadian Pork Council and its members are sending a letter to agriculture ministers at the federal and provincial levels to ask for support for producers during this crisis.
CPC appearance in front of the Finance Committee
April 23, 2020 - CPC Chair Rick Bergmann and 1st Vice-Chair, René Roy are appearing in front of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to speak about the government's response to COVID-19.
CPC Press Conference on COVID-19
April 23, 2020 - The CPC is hosting a press conference to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on Canadian pork producers, and request support for producers.
CPC meets Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau
April 22, 2020 - The CPC executive met Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau to impress on the department the urgency of providing support for producer and brush an accurate portrait of the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.
CPC Chair addresses Canadian pork producers
April 5, 2020 - CPC Chair Rick Bergmann sent out a letter to all Canadian pork producers.