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A previous cohort of CYL finalists participate in a chili cook-off. Left to right: Megan Clifton (CYL), Jessica Giles (CYL) and Ben Miller (chef) cooking chili over an open fire.

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders mentorship program announces semi-finalists

The mentorship program celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and has seen over 120 graduates in that time.

The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship Program is pleased to announce its 24 semi-finalists for the 2020-2021 program year. The CYL Program is a national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, which annually pairs participants with a mentor in their specific area of interest in the beef industry and provides networking and travel opportunities […] Read more

Canadian beef producers applaud new NAFTA

The new North American trade agreement came into force on July 1.

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) applauds the entry into force of the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on July 1 and looks forward to the continued growth of the benefits of free trade, notes a news release from the association. CCA thanks all those involved in negotiating the agreement and the stewarding of […] Read more


The nine-month-long mentorship focuses on areas ranging from production practices to marketing and advocacy work.

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders’ semi-finalists chosen

Eleven Albertans are among the 24 semi-finalists for this year’s Cattlemen’s Young Leaders program. The program pairs 16 young people with mentors who help them realize their career ambitions in the beef sector. The nine-month-long mentorship focuses on areas ranging from production practices to marketing and advocacy work. The Alberta semi-finalists are Tamara Quaschnick, Lacey […] Read more