Federal and provincial governments to announce investment in Newfoundland and Labrador’s poultry sector

Media advisory

December 8, 2022 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Joanne Thompson, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East on behalf of both the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will announce investments to modernize the poultry processing company, Country Ribbon, in Newfoundland and Labrador. MP Thompson will be joined by the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change on behalf of the Honourable Derrick Bragg, Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture for Newfoundland and Labrador.

There will be a media Q&A session immediately following the announcement.

Date

Friday, December 9, 2022

Time

10:00 am (NST)

Location

In-person announcement – address provided upon registration.

Country Ribbon is a secure site and participants must register to attend by contacting Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Media Relations prior to the announcement.

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

Contacts

For media:

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
ttawa, Ontario
1-866-345-7972
aafc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.aac@agr.gc.ca

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