Minister Bibeau to announce federal investments to tackle food security challenges in communities throughout British Columbia 

Media advisory

May 24, 2022 – Burnaby, British Columbia – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Ken Hardie, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, will make an announcement at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society in British Columbia (B.C.) to announce federal investments in local food systems. The event will include a media tour of the facility (large warehouse with kitchen, volunteer area, and large walk in refrigerator and freezer).

Date

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Time

Tour start time: 10:30 a.m. (PDT)
Announcement: 11:00 a.m. (PDT)

Location

Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society (main entrance)
8345 Winston Street
Burnaby, BC V5A 2H3

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

Virtual Livestream

The announcement will also be broadcast live on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Facebook page (no Q&As).

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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