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.


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New TSSA Operating Engineers Regulation Officially Approved

GCCA is very pleased to announce that the Minister of Government and Consumer Services has officially approved the new regulations for Operating Engineers.  The minister’s action marks the successful completion of efforts initiated by GCCA and Canadian members (led by Eben James) to modernize the OE regulation and give facilities more options for meeting compliance and safety...

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Lineage Logistics Strengthens Industry Leading Temperature-Controlled Facility Network in North America Through Ten Strategic Acquisitions

Novi, Michigan - Lineage Logistics, the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, today announced the completion of ten strategic acquisitions in the United States to build on its leading facility network. Over the past eighteen months, Lineage completed strategic domestic acquisitions consisting of 24 locations across core population and food...

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Update Your Directory Listing

The Member Directory/Buyer’s Guide is the #1 most-used resource at gcca.org   Don’t miss out on potential customers finding your company - respond to our email to update your member/directory listing this week. It’s easier than ever. Your primary organization contact and your directory contact will receive an email this week with the below instructions. When one of those authorized...

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Lineage Logistics Announces Launch of its Canadian Platform Through the Acquisition of Ontario Refrigerated Services Inc.

Novi, Michigan - Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario Refrigerated Services, Inc. (“ORS”), a leading family-operated cold storage company offering temperature-controlled space in the Greater Toronto market, marking...

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Major Revision of FSIS Export Library for Canada

On March 27, 2020, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) posted a major revision of the Export Library for Canada. FSIS issued FSIS Notice 15-20 instructing inspection personnel that sign export certificates to Canada to review the contents of the Export Library, and to inform establishments of the update.  

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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...


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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