NEWS

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December
2020

Student Poster Session Competition: Congratulations to the Winners!

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

We are very pleased to announce the winners of our first ever student poster session competition, which was held during the virtual 2020 Porc Show. Congratulations to all on a job well done!

 

  • 1st Prize:  Sylvia Li, University of Saskatchewan (Poster #16)

  • 2nd Prize: Mariia Tokareva, University of Saskatchewan (Poster #17)

  • 3rd Prize: Nicole Gregory, University of Guelph (Poster #10)

 

All posters from the event are available for viewing on the Porc Show website.  

26

June
2018

Hog industry applauds new investment in research 

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

Over the next 5 years, up to $18.5 million dollars will be invested by the federal government and industry partners in research to further the development of the Canadian pork industry. Swine Innovation Porc and the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) welcomed Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC), Lawrence MacAulay’s announcement this morning, highlighting that up to $12.7 million will be invested by the federal government.

 

Swine Innovation Porc and its partners will also contribute $5.8 million, making a total investment of up to $18.5 million in research over a five-year period.

 

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13

January 
2017

Additional $2.4 million for swine related research

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

The Canadian pork industry will see an additional investment of $2.4 million in research as part of the current 2013-2018 research program Swine Cluster 2. 

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announced earlier this week that it would provide $1.8 million to this program, where the swine industry would contribute an additional $600,000. This program focuses on helping industry be more competitive and sustainable as well as to drive the innovation needed for its overall long-term growth.

 

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25

February
2016

Swine Innovation Porc supports creation of a Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

Representatives of Swine Innovation Porc attended a public hearing on February 16, 2016 in Montreal to support the creation of the Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency. This hearing was the result of a request from the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) to the Farm Products Council of Canada to establish the agency.

 

Please click here to view the documents submitted to the Farm Products Council for the public hearing.

17

December
2015

BC Pork joins seven other provincial pork producer associations to fund national research program

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

Swine Innovation Porc is pleased to announce that BC Pork has joined seven other provincial pork organizations in signing a Memorandum of Understanding agreement. This agreement represents a financial commitment of 2.5 cents per market hog that will be invested in supporting, among others, research activities within the research program Swine Cluster 2: Driving Results through Innovation, 2013-2018. 

 

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19

January 
2015

Provincial pork producer associations come together to fund national research program

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

Swine Innovation Porc is pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by seven provincial pork associations across Canada. This MOU represents a financial commitment of $2.5 million for Swine Innovation Porc (SIP) that will support activities within the research program Swine Cluster 2: Driving Results through Innovation, 2013-2018.

 

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30

May

2014

Swine Research Cluster receives $13 million for industry research priorities

Posted by Swine Innovation Porc

The Canadian pork industry welcomed today’s news of $13 million in funding for the Swine Innovation Porc (SIP) Science Cluster under Growing Forward 2.  The investment will support strategic research to enhance competitiveness, drive innovation, and promote the long-term growth and sustainability of the Canadian swine industry. 

 

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