New resources for the people side of your business

People are at the heart of every organization. Alberta Pork is proud to offer its producers resources and support in partnership with the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC). The Alberta Pork 2018 Labour Project includes the development of an HR toolkit, the introduction of e-learning resources, and the launch of informational webinars. The first…

Producers eye foreign worker reforms

While the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) can help Canadian pork producers and their staff, employers who rely on the program report many frustrations. Farmers often find a drawn-out application process. In fact, applicants can wait six to eight months before they can hire for the role. “Without the foreign worker program, we would be…

Alberta Pork returns to Calgary Stampede

Join us at Stampede Park in Calgary from July 6 – 15 to interact with Alberta Pork producers, staff and swine representatives (pig VIPs). We will be taking part in the Swine Showcase at the Nutrien Western Event Centre, alongside our provincial producer group partners, so stop by and join in the events and conversations…

Farmers react to new provincial OHS regulations

Alberta’s farmers have illustrated their continued commitment to farm safety by working with the Government of Alberta (GOA) to provide grassroots feedback on the new occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations proposed in the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act. The AgCoalition, which Alberta Pork belongs to, represents 97 per cent of farmers…

Alberta Pork Message on Pork Recall

A recent investigation by Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has associated E. coli O157:H7 with some pork products. To view the most up to date list of recalled products, please visit this link. Alberta Pork, along with all the members of the value chain, recognize food safety and public…