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Gay Lea Foods' statement on USMCA

The proposed new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will have destabilizing and detrimental impacts on the Canadian dairy industry, our co-operative business, and dairy farmers.

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Fighting poverty in Latin America

How the Gay Lea Foundation and cocoa are helping enhance the lives of more than 60 families in rural Nicaragua

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Celebrating 60 years of Gay Lea Foods at Co-opalooza 2018!

Our milestone anniversary saw more than 1,000 employees, dairy farm members and their families join local co-operative partners and community members at the Gay Lea Dairy Museum.

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Gay Lea Foods named Large Co-operative of the Year

Gay Lea Foods has been named Large Co-operative of the Year for 2018 by Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC), the national association for co-operatives and mutuals in Canada.

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Shooting for the Stars

How a rhythmic gymnastics club and a Canadian dairy co-operative joined forces to create a healthier, more welcoming world for people with intellectual disabilities

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Gay Lea Foundation 2018 Grant Announcements

Gay Lea Foods is pleased to announce the ten registered Canadian charities supported by the Gay Lea Foundation in 2018.

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CYL moving to new Co-operative Education Centre

GUELPH ON, Feb. 14, 2018 – The Co-operative Young Leaders program has a new location near Aylmer, Ontario for this summer’s leadership camp at the Co-operative Education Centre (CEC) owned by Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited. - The 51-year old CYL program brings youth from across the p

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This is Gay Lea Foods

Canadian dairy co-operative celebrates 60 years with a modern new look that sets the stage for further growth and innovation Mississauga, Ontario - (January 23, 2018) Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited ("Gay Lea Foods") today unveiled a modernized new logo and website reflective of its future out

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DFO & Gay Lea Foods support Ontario food banks

In celebration of Canada 150, Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) is pleased to announce the DFO Board, on behalf of Ontario’s dairy farmers, is donating $150,000 to the Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) for the purchase of milk and dairy products for Ontario families in need.

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New MDI dairy processing plant opens in Manitoba

Today, the Board of Directors and management of MDI Holdings Corp. welcomed government and industry representatives to view the new, state-of-the-art dairy processing facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Gay Lea Foods acquires the Alberta Cheese Company

Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (“Gay Lea Foods”) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire the shares of Alberta Cheese Company Ltd. (“Alberta Cheese”), effective October 13, 2017.

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Gay Lea Dairy Museum honours Mauril Bélanger

The Gay Lea Dairy Museum celebrated co-operatives and honoured late Liberal Member of Parliament Mauril Bélanger this weekend with an eponymous building at the site of a planned Co-operative Education Centre (CEC) in Aylmer, Ontario.

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Gay Lea Foods leads new direction for Cdn. dairy

Following a banner year in 2016, one of Canada's leading agri-food innovators poised for even greater success during Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations.

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Gay Lea Foods announces record investment

Mississauga, Ontario – (November 16, 2016) Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (“Gay Lea Foods”) today announced a significant investment of $140 million over four years to establish an innovative, nutrition and nutraceutical-grade dairy ingredients hub in Canada. This unprecedented inv

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Gay Lea Foods acquires Stirling Creamery

Mississauga, Ontario – (October 18, 2016) Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (“Gay Lea Foods”) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of The Stirling Creamery Limited (“Stirling Creamery”), effective November 1, 2016. The purchase builds upon Gay Lea F

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Vitalus & Gay Lea Foods to process dairy in MB

Winnipeg, Manitoba – (October 17, 2016) Vitalus Nutrition Inc (“Vitalus”) and Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (“Gay Lea Foods”) today announced plans to invest in new dairy processing in Manitoba. Vitalus and Gay Lea Foods have entered into a joint venture to process dairy ing

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