The Dairy Processors Association of Canada is the national industry association representing the public policy and regulatory interests of the Canadian dairy processing industry. Our mission is to provide leadership and expertise to create a thriving Canadian dairy industry that is sustainable and focused on the needs of Canadian consumers.

We advocate for forward-thinking public policy and regulatory initiatives that create an environment that encourages investment and innovation in Canada’s dairy industry. To do this, we collaborate with the government, farmers, and other stakeholders to modernize the supply management system and address the key opportunities and obstacles so that Canada can be a place where dairy processors can confidently invest, innovate, and grow.

DPAC’s Advocacy Priorities

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Grocery Code of Conduct

Creating a balanced and competitive grocery retail environment.

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Trade Agreements

Addressing the impacts of trade agreements so dairy processors can confidently invest and innovate in Canada.

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Dairy Import Permits

Allocating import permits to dairy processors allow the transition new market realities.

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Healthy Eating Strategy

Dairy is high in many of nutrients that Health Canada says Canadians at enough of.