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Media Advisory

September 18, 2018 - Ottawa, ON

The government of Canada needs to stand firm in the NAFTA negotiations and defend our Canadian farmers

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) will hold a press conference to voice their concerns related to the NAFTA negotiations as they relate to the dairy sector. President Pierre Lampron and dairy producers from each province will be in attendance and address the media.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

Capital room, 3rd floor

Delta Ottawa City Centre
101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa ON

Who: Pierre Lampron, President, Dairy Farmers of Canada
Gerrit Damsteegt, Chair, Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia
Ralph Dietrich, Chair, Dairy Farmers of Ontario
Reint-Jan Dykstra, DFC board member, Dairy Farmers of New Brunswick
Mel Foth, Chair, SaskMilk
Tom Kootstra, Chair, Alberta Milk
Harold MacNevin, Chair, Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island
Bruno Letendre, Chair, Producteurs de lait du Québec
Jeff Peddle, DFC board member, Dairy Farmers of Newfoundland
David Taylor, Chair, BC Dairy Association
David Wiens, Chair, Dairy Farmers of Manitoba
Call-in 1 855-453-6962 – Conference ID: 8672424


About Dairy Farmers of Canada

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is the national policy, lobbying and promotional organization representing Canada’s farmers living on approximately 12,000 dairy farms. DFC strives to create stable conditions for the Canadian dairy industry, today and in the future. It works to maintain policies that foster the viability of Canadian dairy farmers and promote dairy products and their health benefits. To learn more, visit

For more information:
Lucie Boileau, Director of Communications
Dairy Farmers of Canada
613 220-1724
[email protected]

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