Wool Connect Conference Set for October 6-8

Written by CCWG Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Wool Connect Conference Set for October 6-8, 2020

The Schneider Group – is a family-run multinational company based in Italy since 1922 that source, process and supply wool and natural fibres to assist their customers in producing sustainable, fully traceable and high-quality products.  They are planning a virtual meeting concerning sustainability and would like to see wool producers from all around the world take part on October 6-8.  The Wool Connect Conference is all about bringing together people from the wool supply chain and communicating the beautiful stories wool and sheep have to tell. It is believed artists also play an important role in telling stories of rural communities, farmers and of course sheep. 
The three-day event will consist of two-hour sessions each day filled with speakers from retail, the wool supply chain as well as other organizations and service suppliers to the wool industry. The goal of the event is to provide information to wool growers about the interest from brands and retailers in sustainability. Other topics to be covered include the latest market insights, solutions to meet the wool demand of the future and accelerate change through consensus while also providing an opportunity for direct dialogue between wool growers and retail apparel companies. 
The Wool Connect Online Grower Conference is part of the Schneider Group’s sustainability strategy ‘Together 2030,’ which sets clear science-based targets to combat climate change. In order to successfully implement the Together 2030 strategy, the Schneider Group has developed activities and projects in two areas: 1. industrial emissions reduction within all Schneider Group industrial plants and offices, and 2. wool supply chain collaboration through the Authentico Integrity Scheme and beyond. The Wool Connect conference invites all wool growers and supply chain partners to exchange knowledge and solutions to work together to fight against climate change and ensure a sustainable future for the wool industry, which is also a healthier, more lucrative business for all. 
While the conference will be live during the day in Italy, it will begin at 12 noon eastern time each day. Participants can also view recorded sessions at any time that is convenient after the live presentations have ended. The conference will also offer an art auction and is inviting those who photograph the sheep industry to participate.  The purpose of the Art Gallery is to offer artists a platform to showcase their work to an international audience and hopefully also sell some of their pieces through the art auction system that has been set up. 
Please contact Eric Bjergso at CCWG if you are interested in participating  ericb@wool.ca

The full program can be viewed at


Art gallery information


Posted in Wool News

CSBA All Canada Online Purebred Sheep Sale

Written by CSBA Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Online Auction!

Here are a few highlights of the upcoming Sale

• This is a timed auction event
Sale day is July 11, 2020: Bidding starts Friday July 10th at 9:00 am and will end at 6:00 pm on Saturday July 11th. Times are MST
• This is a "racehorse style" finish - where there will be extended bidding time during the last 5 minutes
• Consignors will need to send photos and forms to CSBA office by June 10th and all animals will need to be approved by the sale committee
• Signed Registration papers will need to be submitted by June 30th to the the CSBA office
• There is a $20 non-refundable entry fee / animal and 7% commission fee
• Buyers need to register with DLMS but all payments will be due to CSBA
• Transportation will be the responsibility of the buyer  - we will post any available transportation options on the website. 
• Anyone interested in providing transportation is asked to send their contact information to the CSBA to be updated on the website
Online catalogue of animals will be available after June 20th at this website


Any questions please contact the CSBA office at office@sheepbreeders.ca or any one of the CSBA board of directors.


Written by CCWG Thursday, May 21, 2020


The following Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited directors’ term of office will expire in 2020. Any shareholder interested in a director position is required to file a nomination ballot supported by three shareholders from the provincial sub district in which they reside, at least 60 days prior to the provincial shareholders meeting. Copies of our corporate bylaws, nomination ballots and shareholder lists are available upon request from the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited, Box 130, Carleton Place, Ontario, K7C 3P3. All nomination ballots must be received at Head Office by June 30, 2020.


La durée du mandat des directeurs de la Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited, notée ci-dessous, prendra fin en 2020. Tout actionnaire intéressé par un poste de direction est tenu de déposer un bulletin de mise en candidature soutenu par trois actionnaires du sous-district provincial dans lequel il réside, au moins 60 jours avant l'assemblée générale provinciale. Des copies de nos statuts sociaux et des bulletins de mise en candidature sont disponibles sur demande auprès de la Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited, boîte 130, Carleton Place, Ontario, K7C 3P3. Tous les bulletins de mise en candidature doivent être reçus au siège social pour le 30 juin 2020.


CCWG Directors up for Election in 2020

  • British Columbia - Roma H. Tingle
  • Alberta South /Sud - Warren L. Moore
  • Saskatchewan South / Sud - Ward Harden 
  • Ontario East / Est - Gary J. Fox 
  • Quebec West / Ouest - David Mastine 
  • Quebec East / Est - Vacant

For more information, please visit https://wool.ca/page/board-of-directors 

Nomination Ballot 

Posted in Company News

102nd Annual General Meeting

Written by CCWG Tuesday, May 19, 2020



102nd Annual General Meeting of the  / la 102e l'assemblée générale annuelle de
Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited 

The CCWG Board of Directors have made the difficult decision to cancel the physical AGM that was previously planned to take place on October 17, 2020 in Prince George, BC.

As an alternative the AGM will now be presented in a virtual format via Zoom.
Full details to be advised at a later date.


Posted in Company News