Advocating for
food and beverage
manufacturing businesses
located in urban and rural
communities across Canada.

Michael Burrows, Co-Chair, FBC-ABC & CEO, Maple Lodge Farms

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Welcome to Food and Beverage Canada - Aliments et boissons Canada - the national voice for Canadian food and beverage manufacturers.

We care about the success of Canada’s food and beverage businesses and the health and wellness of Canadians who enjoy nutritious and delicious food and drink made right here in Canada. As a leadership and advocacy organization we strive to support a strong business environment for our members and a robust food system for Canadians.

Trudeau Appoints New Ministers

  Food and Beverage Canada congratulates The Honourable Carla Qualtrough on her appointment as Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion and The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino on his appointment as Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship   Labour is the number one issue facing Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing sector today. The …

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Trudeau Reappoints Minister Bibeau

  Food and Beverage Canada congratulates The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau you her recent re-appointment as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.   Food and beverage is the largest manufacturing employer in Canada, collectively employing over 260,000 people. Total sector shipments, at over $112.4 billion, are the second largest of any manufacturing sector in the country.   …

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Trudeau Unveils New Cabinet

  Food and Beverage Canada congratulates the members of Canada’s federal Liberal Cabinet on their recent appointments.   In particular, we would like to acknowledge the appointment of Chrystia Freeland as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs.  It is critical that women across Canada, and indeed around the world, witness for themselves the …

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Election 2019

  Having won the most seats in Election 2019, Justin Trudeau has indicated his plans to form a minority government, rejecting any possibility of forming a coalition with other parties.   The Liberals are now left to govern in a difficult and fragile political environment – one made more challenging by the regional polarization in …

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Conservative election platform released

  On the eve of the Thanksgiving weekend, Canada’s federal Conservative Party released its 2019 Federal Election Platform.   Regulatory Modernization Reduce the federal regulatory burden by 25% over 4 years by setting targets for each minister and each department. Implement a 2-for-1 rule requiring the federal government to get rid of two regulations before …

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Liberals release election platform

On October 5, the Liberals released their 2019 Election Platform Forward: A Real Plan for the Middle Class. Food and Beverage Canada has reviewed this platform which sets out the priorities Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party will focus on if re-elected. The platform shines a spotlight on middle class Canadians with a focus on children, families and …

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