The fifth payment under the Dairy Direct Payment Program is now available. Letters have been sent to eligible producers with instructions on how to register. The deadline to register is March 31, 2024.

As a reminder, starting this fall, the program will make available $1.2 billion over 6 years to account for the impacts of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). Eligible dairy producers will receive payments based on their milk quota. In 2023-24, $300 million will be made available for producers.

If a letter was not received, please contact the program for assistance by phone at 1-877-246-4682 (TTY 613-773-2600) or by email at

If you do, please give the following information: name, phone number where you can be reached, province, producer number OR anti-phishing verification number.