Minister Bibeau to host press conference highlighting support for farmers impacted by extreme weather

Media advisory

July 21, 2021 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will highlight ongoing support measures for Manitoba and Canadian farmers impacted by extreme weather, following a tour of farms in the drought-stricken Interlake Region.

Date

July 22, 2021

Event Time Location

Media Photo Opportunity
Minister Bibeau will visit a local grains and oilseeds producer at his farm where media will be invited to take photos and b-roll video footage.

2:10 p.m. (local time)

R.S.V.P. required

G&G Farms (Curtis McRae)
917 Bowser Rd
St. Andrews, Manitoba

All media who wish to attend need to pre-register with jan.cote@agr.gc.ca.
Space is limited

Press Conference
Minister Bibeau to highlight support to Canadian farmers impacted by extreme weather

3:30 p.m. (local time)

CN Stage and Field at the Forks (outdoors)
1 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Facebook Live
Livestream of press conference

3:30 p.m. (local time)

Facebook.com/CanadianAgriculture

Please note that local health directives related to COVID-19 must be adhered to at all times. Masks and physical distancing are encouraged, even when outdoors.

Contacts

Oliver Anderson
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
oliver.anderson@agr.gc.ca
613-462-4327

Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
613-773-7972
1-866-345-7972
aafc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.aac@agr.gc.ca
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