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Invests in BHP project for low-emissions potash mine

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Investment will help create a greener, more sustainable mining industry and bring strong economic benefits to Saskatchewan Saskatoon – Greening Canada’s mining sector is a crucial part of the transition toward a low-carbon economy. That is why the Government of Canada is making investments that will help build a greener future by supporting advancements in sustainable mining practices, while creating …

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Developing solutions to improve food safety and plant health

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada is investing in Canadian small businesses to develop innovative tools, products and services that are vital to the keeping Canada’s food, plants and animals safe. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and Marie-Claude Bibeau, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced that $500,000 will be awarded to a Canadian small business, iFood Packaging Systems Corporation …

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Minister Bibeau concludes successful outreach to UK, Germany

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Ottawa – Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive outreach to the United Kingdom and Germany, wrapping up a week of meetings and events. The focus of the trip was to reaffirm Canada’s commitment to deepening and diversifying agriculture trade, promoting Canadian agriculture products and sustainable global food trade and security. Throughout the outreach, Minister Bibeau took …

Food Waste Reduction Challenge

Novel Technologies Streams

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Ottawa – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the six finalists of the Novel Technologies Streams for the Food Waste Reduction Challenge. Minister Bibeau met virtually with the finalists and learned more about their promising solutions to reduce food waste. The finalists are: ALT TEX Inc. (Kitchener, Ontario); Aruna Revolution Health Inc. (Trois-Rivières, Québec); Chinova Bioworks Inc. (Fredericton, New Brunswick); Clean …

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Investing $17.6M in Crop Research

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Saskatoon – Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced total funding of $17.6 million for crop-related research in 2023. Invested through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF), the announcement includes $10.3 million for 49 research projects, as well as $7.2 million in operational support over the next five years for the Crop Development …

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$12M in investments to support Soucy Techno’s growth

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Sherbrooke – The governments of Canada and Quebec and Investissement Québec are granting a total of $12 million in financial assistance to Soucy Techno inc. This support will enable the business to acquire new specialized equipment, including a new rubber mixing line; expand its existing building; and increase the capacity of its electrical room. The Member of Parliament for Compton‍‒Stanstead and Minister of Agriculture and …

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4th round of compensation available for dairy farmers

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Ottawa – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that the fourth payment under the Dairy Direct Payment Program (DDPP) is now available to dairy producers. Dairy farmers will receive compensation payments based on their milk quota. For example, the owner of an 80 head dairy farm will receive $38,000 in direct payment compensation. The compensation for this fourth …

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Consultations on national school food policy launched

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Responses will help the Government of Canada set the groundwork to improve children’s access to nutritious food at school Ottawa – One in five children in Canada are at risk of going to school hungry on any given day. School meal programs can help reduce hunger and food insecurity, improve children’s access to nutritious food, improve academic outcomes and achievement, …

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Compensating supply-managed sectors

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Ascot Corner – On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau re-affirmed the Government’s commitment to provide compensation for supply-managed sectors for the impacts of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). Dairy, poultry and egg producers and processors are expected to share more than $1.7 billion in direct payments and investment programs. This federal investment …

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Ministers tour PEI farms affected by Hurricane Fiona

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Charlottetown – Hurricane Fiona caused major damage to properties, barns, storage facilities, as well as grain and horticultural crops on Prince Edward Island. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, travelled to PEI to visit some of the areas that were most affected by the storm, hearing how extreme weather conditions in the province impacted farm operations, families and livelihoods. …