Cattle Feeder Specific Information and Updates – Updated May 15, 1 pm

*Thank you to all workers along the supply chain from packing and processing to grocery to health care working to keep our communities safe and healthy.*

Member Communications

STATEMENT: Mcdonald’s Canadian Sourcing – May 8

ACFA Recognizes Government of Alberta Funding – May 7

Cattle Feeders COVID 19 Bulletin #1 March 20th

Maintaining uninterrupted trade with the US

Temporary Foreign Worker Q & A April 9


ACFA Government Relations

National Cattle Feeders’ Statement Re: Funding Announcement May 5th

Federal Letter to Minister Bibeau re: Financial Support for Beef Industry

Cattle Feeder Business Risk Management (BRM) Tools and Government Supports During COVID-19

ACFA and ABP Letter to Ag Minister Dreeshan March 25th

CCA Statement: No Trade Interruptions Between Canada/US on Cattle – March 18th

Safeguarding the Canadian Meat Supply Canadian Meat Industry Measures to Protect Against COVID19


Government Updates, Funding, and Programs

Summary of Federal Stimulus Measures Relevant to Cattle Feeders – Updated May 15

Temporary Foreign Worker Update – AAFC – April 27th

April 24th – CFIA Agreement with USDA re: Import/Export of Animal Products

Summary of Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy Program

Federal Aid Package Summary and Information

Supply Chain Regulation Modifications 

Government of Alberta Support for Employers (WCB, Utility and Payment Deferrals, Banking, EI and more)

Guidance on Essential Services and Functions in Canada during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Essential Services – Alberta

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Industry Updates


Tips, Guidelines, and Protocols for Feedlots

COVID-19 Tips and Guidelines for Feedlot Operators (Best Management Practices updated April 8th)

Feedlot Emergency Planning Tool

 Guidance to Beef Operations on Prevention and Response to Suspect or Confirmed COVID-19 Employees

Delivering and receiving cattle during COVID 19

Canadian Cattlemens’ Association COVID 19 Resources (Trade updates, industry information, federal government resources and more)

Information for Branding During COVID

Hosting a Bull Sale During COVID – Tips and Information


Human Resources

Canadian Ag Human Resources Council HR Toolkit  Use code COVID 19 for full access

Notice: Special Compliance Inspections for Employers of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pandemic Planning Template Now Available in AgriHR Toolkit

ESDC Provides Clarification on Payment of Temporary Foreign Workers, Including SAWP Workers

Guidance for Employers of Temporary Foreign Workers Regarding COVID-19 – CAHRC

Temporary Foreign Worker Program 

Non-healthcare Workplace Guidance During COVID-19 document


Health Information and Updates

Covid 19 Information for Albertans – Government of Alberta

Public Health Agency – Government of Alberta  (Preparation, prevention and risks, symptoms and treatment, outbreak updates, and more)

Mask Use Recommendations and Protocol WHO

Mental Health Resources for Agriculture – Do More Ag Foundation 


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