A very comprehensive, bilingual web site with
topic selections for acts and regulations, government online databases
and directories, farm financial programs, research and technology, inspection
and other services, and publications. Their web server is also home to
17 other web sites of related agencies and associations.
CCSI is a non-profit corporation whose mission
is to enhance the ability of the Canadian swine industry to compete globally
by providing a range of services to improve our swine genetics. CCSI coordinates
the Canadian National Swine Improvement Program, and even maintains an
Internet searchable database of more than 1.6 million Canadian pigs. Their
web site outlines services and projects revolving around genetic improvements.
CFAGRF - Canadian Farm Animal Genetic Resources Foundation
The Canadian Farm Animal Genetic Resources Foundation was founded in 1996 with it's mission to support the conservation of farm animal genetic resources and assure there is an adequate reservoir of bio-diversity for future needs.
CIPQ - Centre d'insémination porcine du Québec (CIPQ)
The largest Canadian porcine insemination center, CIPQ, was created in 1977.
The enterprise, under the direction of Mr. Ronald Drapeau, agronomist and general manager, employs 115 employees whose objective is to provide the pig producers with the best material and porcine insemination service available.
CDPQ - Centre de
Développement du porc du Québec inc.
CDPQ's site describes their main activities,
and provides a list of the principal resources involved in swine production
in Quebec. Its mission is to promote the development and use of leading
edge technologies to improve the quality, efficiency, and profitability
of the Quebec pork industry while respecting the environment.
CLRC is the national pedigree service for both purebred and non-purebred
livestock in Canada. Established since 1905, the organization falls under
the Animal Pedigree Act, and has around 50 member associations for which
animal registrations are being maintained.
The CPC provides a national leadership role for
hog producers in achieving a dynamic and prosperous pork industry in Canada.
Their site contains a detailed statistical review of Canada's pork industry,
bimonthly update reports, pork nutrition facts, and test your knowledge
of the industry by playing pork trivia!
Established in 1991, Canada Pork International is the export promotion
agency of the Canadian pork industry. This site contains industry related information including
pork imports and exports, hog health, processing and marketing, and sections on nutrition and members.
The CSEA is a national association representing
top swine exporters to market and promotes Canadian swine genetics worldwide.
This site highlights their members, key events, and links to other swine
related web sites.
A newly renovated web site, viewers will discover
the products and services available from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture,
Food and Rural Affairs. This site features statistics, publications, a
comprehensive trade updates/policy & issues section, and information
on the province's $15 million Grow Ontario Investment Program.
The mission of the PSCI is to provide a centre of excellence in research,
education and technology transfer, directed at efficient, sustainable pork
production. The site summarizes some of its current research efforts in
the areas of nutrition, engineering and behavior.