Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Update

Deputy Prime Minister Freeland announced changes to the CEBA program that will open the loan program up to businesses that have been operating from personal banking accounts.

According to the Finance Departments backgrounder (see here), to be eligible, businesses:

  • must have been operating as a business as of March 1, 2020,
  • must successfully open a business account at a Canadian financial institution that is participating in CEBA, and
  • meet the other existing CEBA eligibility criteria

The deadline to apply for CEBA is December 31, 2020.

October 26, 2020 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 26 to October 30, 2020

  Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.9596 $0.0046 $88.89 $0.21
Sows $1.6657 $0.0039 $75.55 $0.18
       
Carcass Value $195.35 $0.46

October 19, 2020 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 19 to October 23, 2020

  Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.9550 $0.0076 $88.68 $0.34
Sows $1.6618 $0.0065 $75.38 $0.29
       
Carcass Value $194.90 $0.76

PNS Annual Meeting: November 10, 2020

October 13, 2020 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 13 to October 16, 2020

  Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.9474 $0.0137 $88.33 $0.62
Sows $1.6553 $0.0116 $75.08 $0.53
       
Carcass Value $194.14 $1.37

Consultation on proposed regulatory framework for livestock feeds

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is launching a 45-day consultation period from September 30, 2020, to November 15, 2020, to seek feedback and to inform upcoming changes to the Feeds Regulations.

If you wish to participate in this consultation, please send your feedback by November 15, 2020.

October 5, 2020 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 5 to October 9, 2020

  Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.9337 $0.0848 $87.71 $3.85
Sows $1.6436 $0.0721 $74.56 $3.27
       
Carcass Value $192.77 $8.45

September 28, 2020 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 28 to October 2, 2020

  Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.8489 $0.1706 $83.87 $7.74
Sows $1.5716 $0.1450 $71.29 $6.58
       
Carcass Value $184.32 $17.01

AHEM ICS Webinars

The Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) Project webinar introduces the structure governments use to manage a response to emergency events including a serious animal disease, including an overview of the Incident Command System (ICS).

Details and registration information available on the AHEM website.

Dr. Egan Brockhoff Recording

Dr. Egan Brockhoff, Prairie Swine Health Services, recently was focused on Real Agriculture speaking about African Swine Fever, feral hogs and smuggled meat.

Check out the recording here.

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