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Sep 02, 2020, 12:40 ET It's National Chicken Month!

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - This September marks National Chicken Month in Canada. All month long, Canadians from coast to coast will be celebrating their favourite protein – and the...


May 08, 2020, 10:26 ET "Waiting Game" - Canada's Chicken Farmers Still Waiting for Support

OTTAWA, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - While welcoming the Prime Minister's government announcement regarding financial support for agriculture and agri-food, Canada's chicken farmers believe that the...


Mar 25, 2020, 09:05 ET Chicken Farmers of Canada Elects New Executive Committee

OTTAWA, March 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada is proud to announce the election of the 2020 Executive Committee. The Board is a hardworking group of individuals whose commitment to our...


Mar 24, 2020, 12:00 ET Chicken Farmers of Canada Unveils "Brand" New Logo

OTTAWA, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada is launching a new logo, one that revitalizes its corporate look and demonstrates, visibly, its ability to adapt and change. This new logo...


Mar 19, 2020, 07:00 ET Chicken Farmers of Canada Answers the Ottawa Food Bank's Call for Help

OTTAWA, March 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada, whose office is in the nation's capital, has announced today that it will be making a $20,000 cash donation to the Ottawa Food Bank to assist ...


Jan 29, 2020, 13:50 ET Chicken Wings Dominate Super Bowl Menus

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Every year, Chicken Farmers of Canada gets asked the same question: Will there be enough chicken wings in Canada for the Super Bowl? The answer – is yes. In fact,...


Oct 17, 2019, 11:35 ET Candidates across the country support the Canadian chicken sector

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Candidates from the Liberal, Conservative, NDP, and Green parties showed their support for the Canadian chicken sector and supply management this federal election by...


Oct 01, 2018, 16:21 ET USMCA Secures Greater U.S. Access to Canada Chicken Sector

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - With negotiations under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) complete, and despite the fact Canada's chicken sector is giving up additional access,...


Sep 27, 2018, 10:25 ET Animal Care Updates Deliver Science-Based Results

OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Chicken farmers across Canada are rolling out the latest changes to the Raised by a Canadian Farmer Animal Care Program (ACP). The new ACP is enhanced in areas...


Sep 13, 2018, 12:07 ET Chicken Farmers of Canada is proud to announce the creation of the Young Farmers Program

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The goal of Chicken Farmers of Canada's Young Farmers Program is to bring together young farmers from across the country to learn about how the Canadian chicken...


Aug 14, 2018, 11:42 ET Chicken Farmers Celebrate Lower Carbon Footprint and Commit to Ongoing Excellence

Farmers Complete Life Cycle Assessment - and the News is Good OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Considering the average carbon footprint of chicken around the world, Canadian chicken has one of the...


Feb 27, 2018, 09:21 ET Getting the facts straight when it comes to Canada's favourite meat protein

Leger survey shows Canadians underestimate industry sustainability and standards OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Chicken is Canada's favorite protein, according to a recent survey conducted by Leger...


Jan 24, 2018, 17:46 ET Government Gives Away Market Access: Chicken Farmers React

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Chicken farmers in Canada are concerned about the impact of decisions taken at the conclusion of discussions on the new Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific...


Nov 02, 2017, 16:05 ET Chicken Industry Concludes new Federal Provincial Agreement and Welcomes Alberta Back into the Flock

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The final step in concluding a new Federal Provincial Agreement for Chicken (FPA) was taken earlier this week. On October 31st, Farm Products Council of Canada determined ...


Oct 13, 2017, 13:53 ET Government Supports Animal Care in Agriculture

OTTAWA, Oct. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada. Today's announcement from Agriculture and Agri-Food...


Sep 28, 2017, 08:00 ET New Executive Director at Chicken Farmers of Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada has announced that Michael Laliberté has been selected as the incoming Executive Director, replacing Mike Dungate, who has held the role for...


Sep 20, 2017, 09:25 ET Raised by a Canadian Farmer Means Even More Now

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its Raised by a Canadian Farmer brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards...


Jul 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Canadian Chicken Industry Further Reducing Antimicrobial Use

Second Phase of Antimicrobial Use Strategy Announced OTTAWA, July 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Following the successful elimination of Category I antibiotics for disease prevention in Canadian chicken...


Jun 19, 2017, 14:15 ET Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday with Chicken

OTTAWA, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - One of Canada's celebrity chefs, Ricardo Larrivée, has created a chicken sandwich recipe for the Great Canadian Chicken BBQ at Major's Hill Park to celebrate Canada Day...


Jun 12, 2017, 21:37 ET Statement on CTV Animal Abuse Video

OTTAWA, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) found the video aired June 12 on CTV shocking and reprehensible. There is no defense for the mistreatment of birds. As part of our...


Jun 05, 2017, 09:51 ET Chicken Continues to be Canada's Favourite Meat

OTTAWA, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadians each consumed 32.5 kg (per capita) of chicken in 2016 resulting in the highest level of chicken consumption in Canada ever. This confirms that chicken is the...


Jun 01, 2017, 16:03 ET Retail Council Joins Ranks Supporting National Animal Care Program

Chicken Farmers of Canada Animal Care Program Endorsed by Retailers OTTAWA, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds Retail Council of Canada and its recent statement of support for...


Apr 03, 2017, 16:33 ET CFC Announces Executive Committee for 2017

OTTAWA, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada is proud to announce the election of the 2017 Executive Committee. The elections followed the annual general meeting and the 15-member Board of ...


Mar 23, 2017, 15:04 ET Family Farms Targeted by Activists: Canadian Chicken Farmers Proud to Raise the Chicken that Canadians Trust

OTTAWA, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's chicken farmers are appalled by the inaccurate and irresponsible portrayal of Canadian chicken production that is being used to target retail and foodservice...


Mar 20, 2017, 07:00 ET Chicken Farmers of Canada's Mandatory Animal Care Program Passes Third-Party Audit with Flying Colours

Chicken Farmers of Canada delivers 'effective and consistent' national animal welfare program: Third-Party Auditor OTTAWA, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Chicken Farmers of Canada's (CFC) strong commitment...