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Jul 24, 2020, 12:13 ET Minister Bibeau Announces Membership of Canada's First-Ever Agricultural Youth Council

OTTAWA, ON, July 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced the names of the youth who will form the new Canadian Agricultural Youth...


Jul 23, 2020, 11:41 ET Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Youth Employment and Skills Program fully subscribed to create approximately 800 youth jobs in the coming year

OTTAWA, ON, July 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau today announced that approximately 800 new positions are expected to be created through the Youth Employment...


Jul 10, 2020, 14:03 ET Minister Bibeau highlights federal investments in food security and celebrates milestone with La Tablée des Chefs

QUEBEC CITY, July 10, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, visited with La Tablée des Chefs where she highlighted a contribution of...


Jul 10, 2020, 11:46 ET Supporting food security in Québec City region

QUÉBEC CITY, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Today while visiting Le Pignon Bleu, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced funding of $27,900 shared between ten...


Jul 09, 2020, 14:27 ET Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau in Quebec City to announce local Government of Canada food security initiatives

QUÉBEC CITY, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will visit La Tablée des chefs to announce funding and to mark an important milestone for...


Jun 22, 2020, 13:21 ET Boosting Canada's reputation as a global leader in plant proteins

OTTAWA. ON, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada recognizes that innovation drives prosperity, creates jobs, and is key to keeping the agriculture and agri-food sector strong and competitive. That is why,...


Jun 15, 2020, 17:08 ET Government of Canada implements surplus food rescue program to help alleviate food concerns of vulnerable Canadians

OTTAWA, ON, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today launched the $50 million Surplus Food Rescue Program. The program aims to move...


Jun 09, 2020, 11:36 ET Government of Canada launches second call for proposals under the Local Food Infrastructure Fund

OTTAWA, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today while hosting a videoconference with media, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced the launch of the second call...


Jun 08, 2020, 15:46 ET Media Advisory - Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food to announce next steps in supporting food security in Canada

OTTAWA, June 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will make an announcement to support food security in Canada. This will be followed by a...


May 26, 2020, 11:59 ET Government of Canada enhances Youth Employment and Skills Program to help create new positions for youth in the agriculture sector

OTTAWA, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking steps to ensure the resilience of the food supply chain and to provide support to keep the agriculture...


May 15, 2020, 18:23 ET Helping the dairy sector mitigate the impact of COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is actively working to support our dairy producers and processors through this pandemic and to ensure Canadians continue to have access to good,...


May 14, 2020, 12:05 ET Farm Credit Canada-backed fund offers innovative and flexible solutions for uncertain times

OTTAWA, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of Farm Credit Canada (FCC), today announced the launch of a $100-million Agriculture ...


Apr 26, 2020, 13:06 ET Minister Bibeau announces appointment to Farm Credit Canada

OTTAWA, April 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the appointment of Jane Halford as Chairperson of Farm Credit Canada's (FCC) Board of...


Apr 13, 2020, 13:24 ET Keeping Canadians and workers in the food supply chain safe

OTTAWA, April 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Government of Canada is announcing $50 million to help farmers, fish harvesters, and all food production and processing employers, put in place the measures...


Apr 13, 2020, 11:44 ET Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau announces an investment to strengthen the health of Canadians and workers in the food supply chain

OTTAWA, April 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will participate in a press conference at noon with other Ministers and will host a...


Mar 11, 2020, 13:28 ET Government of Canada research investment to help manage costly potato disease

OTTAWA, March 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food spoke to growers from across the country at the Canadian Horticultural Council AGM today in...


Mar 10, 2020, 17:05 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada Invests in Horticulture Science

OTTAWA, March 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will make a funding announcement in support of a science initiative for the Canadian...


Mar 06, 2020, 17:17 ET Minister Bibeau in Charlottetown in Support of Young Leaders in Agriculture

CHARLOTTETOWN, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food is at the Canadian Young Farmers Forum to speak with young leaders in the...


Mar 05, 2020, 11:08 ET Investing to support clean technologies in agriculture

KENSINGTON, PE, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Prince Edward Island Minister of Agriculture and Land, Bloyce Thompson visited Schurman Family Farm...


Mar 04, 2020, 16:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau continues Atlantic outreach in Prince Edward Island

OTTAWA, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will be in Prince Edward Island on March 5 and 6 to meet with agriculture stakeholders and...


Mar 04, 2020, 13:07 ET Hope Blooms Receives Federal Funding to Make Local Food More Accessible in Halifax

HALIFAX, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that Hope Blooms Youth Social Entrepreneurial Ventures is receiving $25,000...


Mar 04, 2020, 11:56 ET Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia invest in farm sustainability and growth

HALIFAX, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - People in communities across the country enjoy quality food produced through our world-class agriculture industry. Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister...


Mar 03, 2020, 17:56 ET Media Advisory - Minister Bibeau to Announce Investments for Atlantic Canada

OTTAWA, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will be in Nova Scotia on March 4, to announce funding in support of agriculture businesses at ...


Feb 25, 2020, 17:51 ET Investing in new initiative to support agriculture sustainability efforts

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today delivered a keynote address at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Federation of...


Feb 24, 2020, 16:21 ET Media Advisory - Helping Producers Meet Global Sustainability Standards

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will make a funding announcement in support of the Canadian Agri-Food Sustainability...