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May 05, 2020, 15:45 ET COVID-19: Dairy Farmers of Canada welcomes the federal government's announcement

OTTAWA, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Today's announcement of a federal support package for the agricultural sector will provide relief for dairy farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Dairy Farmers...


Apr 29, 2020, 14:37 ET CUSMA implementation: the dairy sector was also misled by the federal government

OTTAWA, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Dairy Farmers of Canada and the Dairy Processors Association of Canada confirm today, that not only were parliamentarians misled by the Trudeau Government, but they ...


Apr 23, 2020, 11:59 ET New campaign reminds Canadians that dairy farmers are 'Here for Canada'

Dairy farmers donating more than $5 million to food banks across Canada to help those in need OTTAWA, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) today launched a new marketing campaign...


Feb 05, 2020, 15:23 ET DFC's Blue Cow logo continues its intrepid growth: More than 8,000 dairy products to feature iconic logo by Spring 2020

Lactalis Canada to feature Blue Cow logo on leading cheese products starting this spring OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) welcomes the announcement that its iconic Blue Cow...


Dec 15, 2019, 16:40 ET CUSMA: Dairy Farmers of Canada call on Premier Legault to reconsider his request to the Bloc Québécois

ST-BONIFACE, QC, Dec. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) President Pierre Lampron reacted swiftly to the news that the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, had urged the Bloc Québécois to ...


Dec 09, 2019, 13:32 ET Memorable new campaign connecting milk, real Millennial dairy farmers and a fun-loving Santa

'Both Sides of the Glass' launches mid-December; targets millennials OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) today launched a new holiday-themed digital ad campaign that uses...


Dec 03, 2019, 11:15 ET Dairy Farmers of Canada shows a side of Santa rarely seen in a new campaign for holiday 2019

'Santa Surprise' launches early December; connects timeless holiday traditions with milk OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - To celebrate the holidays, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) has launched Santa...


Oct 22, 2019, 14:25 ET Dairy Farmers of Canada eager to work with new government

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party on winning the 2019 federal election, and forming a minority government....


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...