Holstein Canada

2012 Media Releases


Judges Named for 2013 National Holstein Shows

December 07, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce the two judges selected to officiate the 2013 National Black and White Holstein Show and 2013 Red and White National... Read More»


2012 World Holstein Conference Unifies Dairy Industry in Canada and Abroad

December 06, 2012

After four years of fruitful planning and organizing, the 2012 World Holstein Conference was a smashing success when it took place from November 1 through... Read More»


Fantastic Black & White Holstein Show Concludes 2012 World Holstein Conference

November 15, 2012

What a more perfect ending to a tremendous week for the Canadian dairy industry then to conclude the 2012 World Holstein Conference with a fantastic... Read More»


Seisme Captures Grand Champion Title for Third Year in a Row!

November 14, 2012

Celebrating its fifth year, the National Red and White Holstein show kicked-off the array of dairy shows being held in the Ring of Excellence at the... Read More»


World Holstein Conference comes to Canada

November 02, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce the kick-off to the 2012 World Holstein Conference. The pre-conference program begins today in the picturesque city... Read More»


Applications for Holstein Canada Education Awards are Now Available

October 12, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to continue the tradition of providing six education awards of $750 each to students across Canada. To find out if you're eligible... Read More»


Cameron Towers selected for Canada-Australia Exchange

September 06, 2012

Holstein Canada and Semex are pleased to announce that Cameron Towers of Glencoe, Ontario has been selected to represent Canada in the annual Australia Young... Read More»


Peter Brand Joins Holstein Canada Management Team

August 16, 2012

Holstein Canada CEO, Ann Louise Carson, is pleased to announce Peter Brand has accepted the position of Manager of Business & Technology Solutions at Holstein Canada... Read More»


Holstein Canada Committees: Grassroots Members Selected to Represent Membership

August 10, 2012

Holstein Canada is governed by members - for members. This rings true at the Board level where 10 members are elected by their peers to direct the association by... Read More»


Janet Walker Joins Holstein Canada

July 13, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce that Janet Walker has accepted the contract position as Young Adult Coordinator and Market Development Representative... Read More»


Goat Classification Launched Across Canada

July 05, 2012

After announcing in the February-March Info Holstein that Holstein Canada had recently classified its first goat, dairy goat classification services are now available... Read More»


GenoID Genomic Testing Service

May 28, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce a new genomic (DNA) testing service available to Holstein breeders. In the past, genomic testing was only available for animals... Read More»


Semex Alliance and Holstein Canada Sponsor Canada-Australia/New Zealand Young Adult Exchange

May 18, 2012

The Semex Alliance and Holstein Canada are proud to once again sponsor a young adult exchange program along with their Australian counterparts, Semex Pty. Ltd and... Read More»


New Executive Assistant to CEO Appointed!

May 17, 2012

Holstein Canada CEO, Brian Van Doormaal, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Catherine McGill as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer... Read More»


Gillette Blitz 2nd Wind Named 2011 Cow of the Year

April 25, 2012

What was a tremendous competition for the title of 2011 Cow of the Year was completed on Saturday, April 21st, 2012 when Gillette Blitz 2nd Wind (VG-88-3yr-CAN 34*)... Read More»


Holstein Canada's Annual General Meeting

April 24, 2012

Dairy producers from across Canada attended Holstein Canada's 129th Annual Meeting at the Keystone Center in Brandon, Manitoba on April 21st. Elected officers of the Holstein Association of Canada... Read More»


Ann Louise Carson New Holstein Canada CEO

February 22, 2012

The Holstein Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ann Louise Carson will become their Chief Executive Officer effective June 4th, 2012. Holstein... Read More»


Former Chief Executive David H. Clemons Passes....

February 07, 2012

Holstein Canada expresses their sincere condolences to the Clemons family as the Association has learned that former Chief Executive David Clemons has passed... Read More»


Tradition Continues

January 16, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce two new Canadian Champions for 2011. Canadian Champions are awarded to Holstein cows (75% pure or higher) that surpass the... Read More»


Holstein Canada and CDN Boards Take Current Amalgamation Proposal Off The Table

January 10, 2012

Following in-depth discussion and with the total support of their Board members, Holstein Canada and Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) Presidents Paul MacLeod... Read More»


2011 Cow of the Year Finalists Announced

January 09, 2012

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce the four animals selected to compete for the covenant Cow of the Year award for 2011. This award is presented annually... Read More»


21 Holstein Breeders Achieve Highest Honour!

January 06, 2012

As we welcome the year 2012 with renewed energy for increased health and prosperity, it is our pleasure to announce that 21 new Master Breeders received thier... Read More»