GCCA represents the leading cold storage companies in Canada. The association provides its Canadian members with assistance with regulatory changes, valuable educational offerings, and networking with other industry members in North America.



O Canada!

“How dear to us thy broad domain, from East to Western sea,” from the second verse of Canada’s national anthem, pays tribute to a country that is second in size only to Russia but with a population of only 35 million, the same as the state of California. While 80 percent of the population lives within 100 miles of the United States/Canada border – the longest unprotected border in the world –...

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GCCA Work in Ontario Sparks Progress with TSSA Regulatory Requirements

Twenty-seven people attended a Cold Chain Connection on December 7, 2018 in Toronto, which featured a roundtable discussion on the burdens of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) operating engineer requirement. GCCA has been working alongside members in the region including Eben James, President & CEO of Trenton Cold Storage, for the last two and a half years to create a new...

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Government of Canada Proposes New Rules to Strengthen Food Safety

The following article was originally published in a news release by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Click here to read the full release. Today, the Government of Canada launched a public consultation on new rules to strengthen food safety. The proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations would better protect Canadian families by putting a greater emphasis on preventing food safety...

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Cold Chain Networking Events Coming to Canada, China and UAE

The Global Cold Chain Alliance will host Cold Chain Executive Connections this spring in the United Arab Emirates, China and Canada. A Dubai CCEC will take place June 1; a Toronto CCEC will take place June 11; and three CCECs will take place in China throughout June – Beijing on June 9; Chengdu on June 12; and Guangzhou on June 18. Each CCEC will feature a brief cold chain trends presentation and...

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241 18th Street South, Suite 620, Arlington, Virginia, United States


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