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Archives (1998-2009)

2009

  • No Change in Support Prices for Skim Milk Powder and butter

OTTAWA, December 4, 2009 – The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today its decision to not change support prices for butter and skim milk powder. As of February 1, 2010 the support price for skim milk powder will therefore remain at $6.1783 per kg and the support price for butter will remain at $7.1024 per kg.

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  • New Incentive for Innovation in Dairy and Food Products

OTTAWA, June 9, 2009 – The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) launched today its new Matching Investment Fund (MIF). The fund provides contributions to Canadian companies for product development projects on a matching investment basis.a

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2008

  • Increase in support prices for skim milk powder and butter on February 1, 2009
OTTAWA, December 3, 2008 – The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today increases in the support prices for butter and skim milk powder that will be effective February 1, 2009. The support price for skim milk powder will increase from $6.1125 to $6.1783 per kg. The support price for butter will increase from $7.0462 to $7.1024 per kg.

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  • Special increase in support prices for skim milk powder and butter on September 1st, 2008
OTTAWA, July 11, 2008 – The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today increases in the support prices for butter and skim milk powder that will be effective September 1, 2008. The support price for skim milk powder will increase from $5.9835 to $6.1125 per kg. The support price for butter will increase from $6.9316 to $7.0462 per kg.

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 2007

  • The support prices for skim milk powder and butter will increase on February 1st 2008

OTTAWA, December 7, 2007 – The CanadianDairy Commission (CDC) announced today increases in the support prices for butter and skim milk powder that will be effective February 1, 2008. The support price for skim milk powder will increase from $5.9212 to $5.9835 per kg. The support price for butter will increase from $6.8695 to $6.9316 per kg.

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2006

  • The Support Price of Skim Milk Powder will Increase on February 1st, 2007
OTTAWA, December 15, 2006 – The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that, effective February 1, 2007, the support price for skim milk powder will increase from $5.8337 to $5.9212 per kg. The support price for butter will remain unchanged at $6.8695 per kg.

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 2005

  • Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder Will Increase on February 1st, 2006
OTTAWA , December 15, 2005 – The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that, effective February 1, 2006 , the support price for skim milk powder will increase from $5.7282 to $5.8337 per kilogram. The support price for butter will remain unchanged at $6.8695 per kg.

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 2004

  • Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder Will Increase on February 1st, 2005
OTTAWA, December 9, 2004 − The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that, effective February 1, 2005, the support price for skim milk powder will increase from $5.3928 to $5.7282 per kilogram, and the support price for butter, from $6.2968 to $6.8695 per kilogram.

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  • No Change to Butter and Skim Milk Powder Support Prices
OTTAWA, July 15, 2004 − The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that the support prices for butter and skim milk will remain unchanged until February 1, 2005.

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  • Appointments at the Canadian Dairy Commission
OTTAWA, May 7, 2004 − The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Bob Speller is pleased to announce two appointments at the Canadian Dairy Commission. Mr. Carl Harrison, from Ontario, will occupy the position of Vice-Chairman while Mr. Jean Grégoire, from Québec, will take the position of Commissioner.

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2003
  • Increase to Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder
OTTAWA, December 15, 2003 − The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that, effective February 1, 2004, the support prices for skim milk powder will increase from $5.1966 to $5.3928 per kilogram, and for butter, from $6.1061 to $6.2968 per kilogram.

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 2002 

  • Increase to Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder

OTTAWA, December 13, 2002 −  The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that, effective February 1, 2003, the support price for skim milk powder will increase from $4.9858 to $5.1966 per kilogram, and for butter, from $5.9011 to $6.1061 per kilogram.

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  • Vanclief announces new Chair of Dairy Commission

OTTAWA, October 3, 2002 − Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lyle Vanclief today announced the appointment of John Core as the Chair of the Canadian Dairy Commission.

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2001

  • Increase to Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder

OTTAWA, December 14, 2001 −  The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced today that, effective February 1, 2002, the support price for skim milk powder will increase from $4.8394 to $4.9858 per kilogram, and for butter, from $5.7261 to $5.9011 per kilogram.

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  • Newfoundland Joins National Dairy System

OTTAWA , August 2, 2001 −  The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) is pleased to announce that effective today, the province of Newfoundland is a member of Canada 's national system for the marketing of industrial milk.

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2000

  • Increase to Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder

OTTAWA, December 15, 2000 −  The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) today announced that, effective February 1, 2001, the support price for skim milk powder will rise from $4.6842 to $4.8394 per kilogram, and for butter, from $5.5407 to $5.7261 per kilogram.

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1999

  • Increase to Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder

OTTAWA, December 17, 1999 − The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) today announced that, effective February 1, 2000, the support price for skim milk powder will rise from $4.5247 to $4.6842 per kilogram, and for butter, from $5.4667 to $5.5407 per kilogram.

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1998

  • Increase to Support Prices for Butter and Skim Milk Powder

OTTAWA, December 17, 1998 −  The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) today announced that, effective February 1, 1999, the support price for skim milk powder will rise from $4.4310 to $4.5247 per kilogram, and for butter, from $5.3927 to $5.4667 per kilogram.

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