Minister Bibeau, Minister Guilbeault and Minister St-Onge to announce investments to support environmental sustainability in Quebec’s agriculture sector

Media advisory

March 31, 2022 – Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will highlight funding to support Quebec farmers to adopt sustainable farming practices and clean technologies that build resilience towards climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, and Mr. Martin Caron, President of l’Union des producteurs agricoles will also take part in the announcement.

Please note that there will be an opportunity for photos/B-Roll for media joining on-site.

Date

April 1, 2022

Time

1 p.m. (local time)

Location for on-site participation:

Ferme Roflamme Inc.
9255 2e rang
Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
J2R 1W3

Please note that local health directives related to COVID-19 must be adhered to at all times.

Virtual press conference access (for members of the media)

Please contact the AAFC Media Relations team at aafc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.aac@agr.gc.ca for details on how to participate. Please note that questions are restricted to the media.

Note: The event will be recorded. Participants may choose not to be visible on the recording by turning off their camera, which will not affect the audio or video feed of the event.

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

Contacts

Marianne Dandurand
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
marianne.dandurand@agr.gc.ca
343-541-9229

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