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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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Turkey Farmers of Canada welcomes the federal government announcement of support for farmers, as a first step

May 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississauga, ON, May 8, 2020 – Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC) appreciates the announcement made by the federal government for the $252 million emergency fund for farmers due to COVID-19, however, TFC is concerned the announcement does not fully address difficulties faced by farmers and food processors, including turkey farmers.   TFC … Continued

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Canadian Dairy, Poultry and Egg Sectors Rally to Support Restaurants with #TakeoutDay

April 17, 2020

Canada Takeout Day encourages Canadians to support restaurants however they can   OTTAWA, April 16, 2020 – Canada’s dairy, poultry and egg farmers have joined forces to support local restaurants across the country through the Canada Takeout campaign. The movement, which officially launched April 15, encourages Canadians to order from their favourite local restaurants that … Continued

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Turkey Farmers and Processors of Canada introduce The Wishbone Project

April 16, 2020

Because now is the time for Canadians to pull together   TORONTO, April 16, 2020 /CNW/ – At this critical time, Canada’s turkey farmers and processors are coming together to launch The Wishbone Project. “The Wishbone Project is how Canada’s turkey sector, farmers and processors are giving back and helping out locally, provincially and nationally … Continued

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COVID-19 – Response by the turkey industry

April 8, 2020

A message from Turkey Farmers of Canada’s Chair    Across Canada, over 530 turkey farmers work together to produce a supply of turkey and turkey products year round. The COVID-19 pandemic is concerning for consumers and farmers alike, and all participants throughout the supply chain. It raises concerns around food safety and security. Now more … Continued

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Poultry and egg farmers call for action on CPTPP mitigation

March 5, 2020

OTTAWA, March 5, 2020 – Canadian poultry and egg farmers started 2020 with every reason to believe the federal government would follow through with full and fair support to mitigate the impacts of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). However, Egg Farmers of Canada, Chicken Farmers of Canada, Turkey Farmers of Canada and Canadian … Continued

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