Government of Canada and Government of Prince Edward Island to announce new initiative for hog producers

Media advisory

April 15, 2021 – Charlottetown, PE – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, together with the Honourable Bloyce Thompson, Prince Edward Island Minister of Agriculture and Land, will announce a new initiative to assist hog producers affected by processing shut downs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date

April 16, 2021

Time

2:30 p.m. (Atlantic Daylight Time)

Participation information

Access by videoconference: https://canada.webex.com/canada/j.php?MTID=mfa6c152d71b30aebee7b936d58f97a67

Conference number: 129 459 4114
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Please contact the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Media Relations team to register and obtain instructions.

For more information

Jean-Sébastien Comeau 
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food 
jean-sebastien.comeau@canada.ca
343-549-2326 

Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 
Ottawa, Ontario
613-773-7972
1-866-345-7972 
aafc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.aac@canada.ca 
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Ron Ryder
Communications Officer
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Land
Charlottetown, PE
902-314-6367
rrryder@gov.pe.ca

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