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This month, let’s raise a glass to delicious and nutritious Chicken, and especially, to the hard-working chicken farmers across Canada!

September is National Chicken Month – a time to celebrate farmers and their hard work and dedication to farming and to Canadian consumers for the entire month of September!  We are so proud that chicken is Canada’s #1 protein choice and so to celebrate chicken this month Chicken Farmers of Canada has some exciting contests and campaigns going on!

Chefs d’Oeuvres

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Be prepared for the culinary duel: Benoît vs Benoît. Quebec chicken farmer, Benoît Fontaine is going up against Paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot! Check out the video on our Facebook page or on Twitter and vote for your favorite recipe! You have until September 30th, 2016 to vote!

Pool Peeps Colouring Contest

Hey Kids! Jump right in to the fun with our Pool Peeps colouring contest!

Chicken Farmers of Canada is proud to be partnering with Swimming Canada on initiatives which promote healthy living. In recognition of our proud partnership for healthy living, Chicken Farmers of Canada has created four friendly mascots known as the “Pool Peeps.”

So show off your artistic and creative side by colouring this Pool Peeps inspired page and let us know why you love chicken! All you have to do is tweet a photo of your coloured-in page to @chickenfarmers or @TheInsideCoop, or post it on our Facebook page and you could win a super cool prize pack – including a full set of Pool Peeps! Contest closes September 30th 2016.

Have your mayor promote National Chicken Month

Want your local urban city to support National Chicken Month? So do we! To do this, we are contacting mayors across Canada and asking them to promote National Chicken Month in their city as a way to show their appreciation to chicken farmers and all they do for us and Canada!  All you have to do is tweet at your mayor and encourage them to tweet about National Chicken Month, i.e. by using the hashtag #IHeartChickenFarmers or by posting a photo of the recipe they are using to celebrate Chicken Month, or tweet about why they love Chicken in general, etc!

 Find your Mayor’s twitter handle below and also an example tweet you can send out!

“Hey @MayorsName do you #IHeartChickenFarmers?  Please promote September as ‘National Chicken Month’ in your city!”

City Mayor Office Adress Twitter
Victoria Lisa Helps 1 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC V8W 1P6 https://twitter.com/lisahelps
Vancouver Gregor Robertson 3rd Floor, Vancouver City Hall 453 West 12th Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Y1V4 https://twitter.com/MayorGregor 
Edmonton Don Iveson 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB, T5J 2R7 https://twitter.com/doniveson 
Calgary Naheed Nenshi Office of the Mayor, The City of Calgary, P.O. Box 2100, Station M, Calgary, AB, T2P 2M5 https://twitter.com/nenshi/ 
Saskatoon Don Atchison Office of the Mayor, 222 Third Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0J5 https://twitter.com/AtchisonDon 
Regina Michael Fougere Office of the Mayor, City of Regina, PO Box 1790, REGINA, SK, S4P 3C8 https://twitter.com/MayorFougere 
Winnipeg Brian Bowman Mayor’s Office, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1B9 https://twitter.com/Mayor_Bowman 
Toronto John Tory Office of the Mayor, City Hall, 2nd Floor,  100 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON, M5H 2N2 https://twitter.com/JohnTory 
Ottawa Jim Watson 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON, K1P 1J1 https://twitter.com/JimWatsonOttawa 
Québec Régis Labeaume Hôtel de ville, 2, rue des Jardins, bureau 115, Québec (Québec) G1R 4S9 https://twitter.com/villequebec 
Montréal Denis Coderre City Hall, 275 rue Notre-Dame Est, Montréal, QC H2Y 1C6 https://twitter.com/deniscoderre?lang=en 
Moncton Dawn Arnold Mayor’s Office, 655 Main Street, Moncton, N.B., E1C 1E8 https://twitter.com/Dawn_Moncton 
Fredericton Mike O’Brien 397 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 1B5 https://twitter.com/CityFredGov 
Halifax Michael Savage PO Box 1749, Halifax, NS B3J 3A5 https://twitter.com/MikeSavageHFX 
Charlottetown Clifford Lee PO Box  98 Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7K2 https://twitter.com/MayorLeePEI 
St John’s Dennis O’Keefe P.O. Box 908, St. John’s NL  A1C 5M2 https://twitter.com/CityofStJohns