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Aug 16, 2019, 11:32 ET Dairy Farmers Welcome the Federal Government's Announcement

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) welcomes today's announcement by the federal government of compensation for the impact of market access concessions granted under the...


Jul 19, 2019, 17:23 ET Dairy Farmers of Canada statement on the 2019 Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Agriculture annual conference held on July 19, 2019 in Québec City, QC

OTTAWA, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) applauds provincial-territorial Ministers of Agriculture for taking a stand today in support of Canadian dairy farmers. Ministers asked the ...


Jul 17, 2019, 11:00 ET Dairy Farmers of Canada Receives Unilever's International Recognition for its Sustainability Practices

SASKATOON, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada has received the international recognition from Unilever for its commitments towards sustainable milk production practices. The recognition...


Jul 16, 2019, 18:13 ET $11.4 million invested in a third Dairy Research Cluster

SASKATOON, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) commends the federal government for the important investment announced this morning to the Dairy Research Cluster 3. The Minister of...


Jul 16, 2019, 17:27 ET Dairy Farmers of Canada and Cineplex Media announce new partnership to promote real butter

New partnership aims to butter-up movie-goers over the course of the next year MONTREAL, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - It's better with real butter! Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) and Cineplex Media are...


Jul 15, 2019, 10:49 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, to attend DFC's 2019 Annual General Meeting/

***The following updates have been made to the 2019 DFC Annual General Meeting program since this advisory was circulated July 10th: The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and...


Jul 12, 2019, 12:09 ET UPDATED - Media Advisory - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, to attend DFC's 2019 Annual General Meeting

***The following updates have been made to the 2019 DFC Annual General Meeting program since this advisory was circulated July 10th: The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and...


Jul 10, 2019, 17:15 ET Media advisory - DFC's 2019 Annual General Meeting: moving the industry forward

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - More than 200 dairy farmers from across the country will gather for two days in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, with the aim of continuing to move the dairy industry forward....


May 31, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Experts to discuss role of dairy as key driver of Canada's rural development/

Moderated discussion with dairy producer, processor and economic analyst during the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' annual gathering OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - In light of World Milk Day on...


May 28, 2019, 13:27 ET Media advisory - Experts to discuss role of dairy as key driver of Canada's rural development

Moderated discussion with dairy producer, processor and economic analyst during the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' annual gathering OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - In light of World Milk Day on...


May 28, 2019, 12:47 ET Media Advisory - Celebration of the 2019 World Milk Day

OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - On June 1st, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is taking part in World Milk Day, a global campaign that aims to celebrate the important and significant contributions of the...


Mar 19, 2019, 19:03 ET Budget 2019 a Positive Sign for Canadian Dairy Farmers

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) welcomes today's Budget 2019 announcement, which contains a funding envelope of $3.9 billion to compensate Canada's dairy, poultry, and...


Jan 22, 2019, 10:58 ET Milk products are a key part of a healthy, balanced diet

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Nutritious milk products continue to be part of the revised Canada Food Guide announced today. Dairy Farmers of Canada remains concerned that the updated Food Guide does ...


Jan 10, 2019, 16:12 ET AGECO Study Results Reveal Improved Environmental Impact and Efficiency of Canadian Milk Production

OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - In an effort to demonstrate the continued progress of environmental efficiency of Canadian milk production, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) has released the findings of...


Jan 04, 2019, 15:29 ET Dairy producers concerned over revisions to the Canada Food Guide

OTTAWA, Jan. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Health Canada is set to publish a revised Canada Food Guide later this month. Indications are that the document would de-emphasize the scientifically proven nutritional...


Dec 07, 2018, 11:20 ET Statement by Pierre Lampron, President, Dairy Farmers of Canada in the context of the Premiers meeting

MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - "The work to which we dedicate our life with pride and resilience has been reduced to a bargaining chip in recent trade deals. We call upon Canada's Premiers to take...


Nov 30, 2018, 13:21 ET Dark Day in the history of dairy farming in Canada: thank you Prime Minister!

Statement by Pierre Lampron, President, Dairy Farmers of Canada OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Another day, another broken promise made by the Trudeau government to Canadian dairy farmers. In the...


Nov 30, 2018, 13:07 ET Dark Day in the history of dairy farming in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - With today's signature of the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Prime Minister Trudeau failed the Canadian dairy sector again. In the space of a few weeks, the federal...


Nov 29, 2018, 10:24 ET Open Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Open Letter from the Dairy Farmers of Canada to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Re: USMCA Agreement OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of dairy farmers across Canada, we are...


Nov 28, 2018, 19:57 ET Dairy farmers across Canada ask the PM not to sign USMCA until US oversight clause has been removed

Canada's sovereignty is at stake OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - In an open letter to the Prime Minister of Canada, dairy farmers warn the PM that the current US text of the United States Mexico and...


Nov 16, 2018, 15:27 ET Dairy Farmers of Canada's Holiday spirit will benefit children's foundations across the country

OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to partner with Agropur and Tim Horton's in spreading the Holiday spirit for the benefit of children's foundations in five major ...


Oct 04, 2018, 15:32 ET Statement from Pierre Lampron, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada on a meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - "We recognize the symbolism of the gesture of Prime Minister Trudeau, in offering to meet with our industry to hear our concerns firsthand. However, the absence of...


Oct 03, 2018, 10:35 ET How much of our home grown dairy has Justin Trudeau really given away to President Trump?

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given away hundreds of millions of dollars to the American administration as part of the recent United States Mexico Canada Agreement...


Oct 02, 2018, 16:44 ET Opinion Letter: The true price of giving-in to Trump's ultimatum in dairy

OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian dairy farmers woke up Monday to realize that their worst nightmare had become a crushing reality. Despite multiple assurance to the contrary, the Trudeau...


Oct 01, 2018, 12:36 ET USMCA and Dairy: Canadian Government Spin vs Fact

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Dairy farmers across Canada want to make sure Canadians have the facts - not just the government spin - on what the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)...