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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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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