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.


April 16, 2021


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

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Jean-Sébastien Comeau 
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Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

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Ron Ryder
Communications Officer
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Land
Charlottetown, PE

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