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LMAC Cancels 2020 Convention & Auctioneering Championship

June 20, 2020 In the best interests of our members, industry partners and the public in general the Livestock Markets Association of Canada has decided to cancel their 2020 Convention along with the 2020 Canadian Livestock Auctioneering Championships that were...

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2020 LMAC Convention Date Change

  A Message to LMAC Members and Industry Partners: From a strong sense of obligation to protect the health and well being of our employees, customers, and Canadians at large amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to postpone our LMAC 2020...

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COVID-19 Information

How COVID-19 Spreads Although the first human cases of COVID-19 likely resulted from exposure to infected animals, infected people can spread SARS-CoV-2 to other people. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person, including: Between people who are in...

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LMAC COVID-19 Emergency Response Recommendations

LIVESTOCK MARKETS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA COVID-19 RESPONSE RECOMMENDATIONS The Livestock Markets Association has developed the following Covid-19 Emergency Response Guideline for auction markets, buying stations and assembly yards.  Please note that this is for...

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Manitoba Awarded the 2020 LMAC Convention

The 2020 Livestock Markets Association of Canada's annual convention will be held in Brandon Manitoba May 7 to 10, 2020.  The Canadian Livestock Auctioneering Championship will be held in Virden at Heartland Livestock Services on Friday May 9.  Registration will be on...

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Cattle producers get longer phase-in on new transport regs

CFIA to offer 'transition period,' more details awaited New federal livestock transport regulations, due to come into force in February, will now roll out on a longer timeline for the beef and dairy cattle sectors. Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has...

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LMAC Comments on Transportation Regulations 2017

The LMAC is a National Organization that represents over 200 auction markets, order-­‐buyers, buying stations, assembly yards, electronic auctions and feedlots from all over Canada. The members are involved with approximately75% of the cattle that are sold by public...

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LMAC Convention 2012

Kitchener, Ontario, June 4, 2012 Livestock Markets Association of Canada held a very successful Convention and Auctioneer Championship in Calgary and Stavely Alberta from May 31 –June 3, 2012. Twenty-five Auctioneers from across Canada vied for the coveted title of...

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LMAC President’s Report on Traceability

Having met extensively with Government representatives to discuss traceability within the Marketing sector, the Directors of LMAC have come to the realization that a lot of work needs to be done before the Traceability file can move forward. LMAC has identified many...

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LMAC News Release – Jan 2011

Kitchener, Ontario, January 20, 2011 - Livestock Markets Association of Canada has been on the forefront in the Livestock Traceability Initiative, working with Industry partners and the Government of Canada for many years to advance this important plan. "We have, and...

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