David Mastine was a CCWG Director since 1999 and President since
2015. He recently resigned from the Board due to other personal
commitments. We thank him on behalf of the Board of Directors,
staff and shareholders for his many years of loyal and dedicated
service to CCWG.
The position is now open to accept Director nomination ballots for the position until January 31, 2022. Any Quebec West / Ouest shareholder may apply for the position.
David Mastine était administrateur de la CCWG depuis 1999 et président...
CCWG Wool Industry News / Nouvelles de l”industrie de la laine
The CCWG recently held Management and Board of Director meetings at the 103rd Annual General Meeting held via Zoom video conference on October 16th, 2021.
La CCWG a récemment tenu des réunions avec la direction et le conseil d'administration lors de la 103e Assemblée générale annuelle tenue par...
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.
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...
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING / AVIS DE L'ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE
103rd Annual General Meeting
of the / la 103e l'assemblée générale annuelle
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...
Wool Market Update
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.
- Many mills have operated at significantly reduced capacity due to Covid and cancelled...