Sunday November 19, 2017   CCWG branch locations across Canada  *   Carleton Place, ON  1-800-488-2714   *   Cookstown, ON  1-866-458-4800   *   Lethbridge, AB (MB to BC)  1-800-567-3693   *   Saint-Hyacinthe, QC  1-888-796-4242
 


The co-operative grades and
markets close to 3 million
pounds of raw wool each year;
the majority of this coming from
Québec, Ontario and Alberta.

Each of the three general
classes of wool
(fine, medium and coarse)
are sold wherever the
best prices are available.

 

Download your copy today for a better return $$ 
on your 
wool clip.

Guide for the care & handling of your wool clip

Printed copies also available upon request.

Annual General Meeting of CCWG

Past AGM's

CCWG AGM and banquet invitation

For further information please contact:

Donna Zeman, Executive Director

Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited
Box 130, Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 3P3

Tel: (613) 257-2714  ~  Fax: (613) 257-8896

donna@wool.ca

 Director Nomination Ballot form to download

 

 

 

2017

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

AVIS DE L'ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE ANNUELLE

The 99th Annual General Meeting of the / la 99e l'assemblée générale annuelle de Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited 

October 21st 2017 / le 21 octobre 2017

 

On the occasion of the 99th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited, the President and Directors request the pleasure of your company at a banquet on Saturday October 21st, 2017 at the Lethbridge Lodge, 320 Scenic Dr. Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B4. 
You are welcome to attend the Grand Opening of our new facility at 145 Broxburn Boulevard, Lethbridge County at 1:00 pm and the Annual General Meeting, which will commence at 2:30 pm at the Lethbridge Lodge.

 

 

Ribbon cutting ceremony - 1:00 pm / Cérémonie de coupe du ruban - 13h00 

145 Broxburn Blvd, Lethbridge, AB

AGM Banquet location:

Lethbridge Lodge AB
 

Lethbridge Lodge
320 Scenic Dr, Lethbridge AB T1J 4B4
1-855-516-1090

403-328-1123
403-328-0002

Please RSVP before October 13, 2017

613-257-2714 donna@wool.ca

 

CCWG WOOL INDUSTRY NEWS

The CCWG recently held Management and Board of Director meetings at the 99th Annual General Meeting in Lethbridge, AB on October 19th – 21st, 2017.
The 2017 elected Board of Directors are as follows:
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President - David Mastine, St. Felix de Kingsey, QC
1st Vice President - Lee E. Sexton, Hanley, SK
2nd Vice President - Allan E. Ribbink, Tiverton, ON
- Roma H. Tingle, Prince George, BC
Additional Directors on the Board are as follows:
Warren L. Moore, Stavely, AB (Audit Committee)
Ward Harden, Fir Mountain, SK  (Audit Committee)
Ruth Mathewson, Central North River, NS (Audit Committee)
John D. Woodburn, Grimshaw, AB 
Gary J. Fox, Bloomfield, ON
Brian W. Greaves, Miniota, MB 


For the fiscal year ending February 28, 2017 the co-operative recorded gross sales of almost 10.2 million which represents an increase of 2.5% from the previous year.  Net income of almost 1.2 million was achieved which included the gain on the sale of a company owned property in Lethbridge, Alberta.
The Board of Directors have authorized a dividend payment of 7% to the shareholders of record date December 31, 2016. The company has always paid a dividend and it has been 7% annually since 1999. The Shareholder Wool Shipper Loyalty Reward Program (SWSLRP) will remain at the rate of 7 cents per pound on the 2016 wool clip. Full details of these programs can be found on the company website www.wool.ca. For a report on the current wool market and our business update - www.wool.ca/Wool_Market_Reports. 
In other news, a thorough review and evaluation of the company’s long term strategic business plan was completed by the Board of Directors and Management team. The official grand opening took place at the company’s new Lethbridge, Alberta facility on Saturday October 21st. It is located in the Broxburn Business Park and in close proximity to both major livestock auctions. A large group of local dignitaries, CCWG customers, directors & staff were in attendance to participate in this event. A customer appreciation barbeque was also held to coincide with other promotional activities that were taking place throughout the day. 
An evening banquet featuring Alberta rack of lamb capped off the three day event with 90 people in attendance. In 2018 the Annual General Meeting will be held in Carleton Place, Ontario from October 18th – 20th where we will celebrate 100 years in business.


Long time Saskatchewan sheep shearer Lorrie Reed was recognized by CCWG for his many years of shearing service in western Canada.


The national Wool Certificate of Merit recipients for 2016 were announced.


 
Wool Certificate of Merit Award winners for 2016
Front row - Nathanael & Christine Polson; Arlette Seib; Kathleen & Wes Britnell
Back row – CC Farming Co. Ltd: Robert Walter, Jeff & Gerald Stahl; Roger Britnell; Lorrie Reed – SK shearer 


 
CCWG Directors attending the 99th AGM Banquet at the Lethbridge Lodge, 
Lethbridge, AB October 21st, 2017
Front row – Ruth Mathewson, David Mastine, Allan Ribbink, John Woodburn
Back row – Roma Tingle, Brian Greaves, Warren Moore, Gary Fox, Lee Sexton
Absent – Ward Harden


 
A wool roving cutting ceremony marked the official opening of the new CCWG facility at Broxburn Business Park, Lethbridge County, Alberta on October 21st, 2017


 

 

CCWG 2016 AGM was in Winnipeg, MB.

The CCWG recently held Management and Board of Director meetings at the 98th Annual General Meeting in Winnipeg, MB on October 20th – 22nd, 2016.
 

Cairns Ranch Certificate of Merit winners 2015

Certificate of Merit Winners - Cairns Ranch from Grayson, SK
Left to right: Casey, Stuart, DJ, Nolan & Oren.
Targhee, Rambouillet & Debouillet sheep

 

25 Years of Service for Leo & Rita Meier - Saskatoon, SK Wool Depot
Left to right: David Mastine – CCWG President, Daphne Dellezay, Rita Meier, John Meier, Eric Bjergso - CCWG General Manager

 

 

 

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