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Canada’s dairy, poultry, and egg farmers support Bill C-282 An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act (supply management).

June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022 Canada’s dairy, poultry, and egg farmers welcome the reintroduction of Bill C-282, An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act (supply management (previously Bill C-216). This Bill would safeguard the sustainability of Canadian dairy, poultry, and egg production by preventing further market access concessions in future trade … Continued

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Celebrating the faces of Canadian farmers at Downtown Diner

June 10, 2022

Canadian egg, chicken, turkey and hatching egg farmers highlight the hard work of Canada’s farming families and their contributions to the vibrancy of communities from coast to coast OTTAWA, June 10, 2022 – Early yesterday morning, Canadian poultry and egg farmers hosted their renowned pop-up Downtown Diner on Sparks Street in Ottawa. With this year’s event … Continued

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Turkey Farmers of Canada donates $20,000 to Food Banks Canada through The Wishbone Project

October 7, 2021

Because every Canadian deserves a happy Thanksgiving this year TORONTO, October 7, 2021 – After a year full of virtual dinners and celebrations, this weekend Canadians are returning to the Thanksgiving they remember. To spread Thanksgiving spirit to those fighting food insecurities, Turkey Farmers of Canada, under the Wishbone Project, a national umbrella for giving, … Continued

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#CanadianComfort Campaign Returns

August 11, 2021

Dairy, Poultry and Egg Farmers Promote Local Eating with Wholesome Delicious Summer Recipes  OTTAWA, August 9, 2021 – As Canadians re-open their doors to friends and family, the demand for cooking with homegrown foods remains high. Research shows that more and more of us want to support local agriculture – a trend that expanded last … Continued

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Newly announced egg and poultry programs to support economic activity and growth in communities across Canada

April 13, 2021

OTTAWA, April 13, 2021 – Canada’s 4,800 egg and poultry farmers welcome today’s announcement of the two new programs that have been created by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to mitigate the market impacts caused by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) over the next 10 years. The first program will directly support … Continued

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Poultry and egg farmers welcome the federal government’s announcement

November 28, 2020

OTTAWA, November 28, 2020 – Canada’s 4,700 egg and poultry farmers appreciate today’s announcement of investment programs and market development initiatives to offset the impact of market losses from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). This investment in our sectors is a step in the right direction towards supporting farmers as they … Continued

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Turkey Farmers of Canada statement regarding Thanksgiving

September 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississauga, September 25, 2020 – Canadians should follow their provincial and federal government guidance for gathering this Thanksgiving. The health and safety of our fellow Canadians is important to turkey farmers across Canada. While we realize Thanksgiving will be challenging this year, we think Thanksgiving can still be very special even with … Continued

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Poultry and egg farmers statement on the Speech from the Throne

September 24, 2020

OTTAWA, September 24, 2020 – Canada’s 4,700 poultry and egg farmers welcome yesterday’s Speech from the Throne. In particular, the federal government’s reaffirmed commitment to launch programs and initiatives to mitigate the impact of recent trade agreements on our farmers. We are also pleased to see the acknowledgment of the important role of farmers in … Continued

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Turkey Farmers of Canada announce additional 80k donation to Kids Help Phone and 4-H Canada through The Wishbone Project

May 27, 2020

Funds will support crucial mental health initiatives in communities across Canada TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ – Canada’s turkey farmers today announced another $80,000 donation in the wake of COVID-19, which will support mental health initiatives across the country. The funds will be distributed to Kids Help Phone and 4-H Canada, two groups that each … Continued

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