Minister Bibeau to announce significant investments to support Canadian farmers to build their climate resiliency and reduce greenhouse gases

Media advisory

August 11, 2021 – Sherbrooke, Quebec - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce significant investments to support Canadian farmers in improving their long-term climate resiliency and reducing GHG emissions.

Mary Robinson, president of Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), Marcel Groleau, president of Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) and Karen Ross, director of Farmers for Climate Solutions, will also participate in the event.

Date

August 12, 2021

Time

1 p.m. (local time)

Contact information for virtual participation

This announcement will be broadcast live on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Facebook page.


Access by video conference (for journalists only):

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86412970086?pwd=WCt4eU9uRjIrT1NoNndibXUrb0NaZz09

Conference number: 864 1297 0086
Access code: pWY9KM

When accessing the video conference, please provide your full name or media affiliation.

The event will be recorded. Participants may decline to have their likeness recorded by turning their camera off. This will not impact the audio or visual transmission of the event.

Access with telephone line

Please contact the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Media Relations team to register and obtain instructions.

Contacts

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

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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