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2021 CCWG National Sheep Industry Award

Written by CCWG Wednesday, September 8, 2021

2021 CCWG National Sheep Industry Award

The CCWG Board of Directors and Management Team are pleased to announce that Nancy Mallinson, Valley Livestock Supplies in Abbotsford, BC is the recipient of the 2021 CCWG National Sheep Industry Award.

This award recognizes excellence for achievements, contributions and service to the sheep and wool industry in Canada. Nominated by the British Columbia Sheep Federation, they indicated that Nancy Mallinson meets or exceeds the criteria identified to qualify for consideration of this award.
She has been an active member or director of all sheep associations in British Columbia for many years, has played a vital role in 4-H activities in many roles, is an agent for CCWG with her business Valley Livestock Supplies, and is a tireless mentor and advocate for sheep producers, new and experienced.
Since 1976, when the Mallinson family first started producing sheep, Nancy has been an...

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103rd Annual General Meeting

Written by CCWG Wednesday, July 21, 2021

2021
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING / AVIS DE L'ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE ANNUELLE

CCWG logo 103 years

103rd Annual General Meeting of the  / la 103e l'assemblée générale annuelle de
Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited 

Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the CCWG Board of Directors have again had to make the difficult but responsible decision to cancel the physical AGM that had previously been planned to take place on October 16, 2021 in Prince George, BC.

After consultation it has been decided that in order to mitigate any potential risk to CCWG Directors, Staff, Shareholders, Customers and their respective families, the AGM will now be presented in a...

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Wool Market Update Spring 2021

Written by CCWG Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Wool Market Update 

Spring 2021

The wool market continues to struggle in 2021 due to the ongoing effects of the global Covid pandemic. Fine wools have made better recovery progress but marketing broader wool types can be a challenge, particularly for grades containing high vegetable matter and with low yields or poor colour.  There is a surplus of unsold coarser wool types in every wool producing country in the world with a new clip coming to market.  This is mainly due to the China / USA trade conflict in 2019 and then followed by Covid-19 which has had a dramatic impact on wool demand from March 2020 onwards.  However, we are seeing some signs of improvement which is encouraging.

The entire global textile chain has been impacted for various reasons, some of which are as follows.

  1. Many mills have operated at significantly reduced capacity due to Covid and cancelled...
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The first collection of 100% Canadian wool, handcrafted rugs: a collaboration between The Campaign for Wool, Sarah Richardson and Creative Matters Inc.

Written by CCWG Monday, February 1, 2021

The first collection of 100% Canadian wool, handcrafted rugs: 
​a collaboration between The Campaign for Wool, Sarah Richardson and Creative Matters Inc. 

Homegrown Canadian wool is transformed by Canadian interior design experts to unveil its natural beauty and potential.

 

TORONTO, December 7th -- In celebration of its 10-year global anniversary, The Campaign for Wool Canada has partnered with world-renowned interior design expert Sarah Richardson and custom handmade rug designers Creative Matters Inc., in creating the first collection of 100%, handcrafted, Canadian wool rugs. The collection is now...

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