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Launching e-book celebrating 150 years of agricultural history in Manitoba

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Winnipeg – The governments of Canada and Manitoba have launched 150 Years of Farming in Manitoba, an e-book developed in partnership with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) that shares the 150-year evolution of the agriculture and agri-food sector in Manitoba, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced. The e-book highlights the economic, societal and environmental …

Investing over 1.4m in SixRing clean technology

Investing over $1.4m in SixRing clean technology 

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Calgary – Clean technologies play an important role in helping Canada’s agriculture sector fight against climate change. Investing in clean technology initiatives that advance the bioeconomy can improve the bottom line for farmers, while lowering harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, an investment of more …

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$8.5m to help farmers in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Kings County – Canadian farmers are key partners in building a healthy environment and a more sustainable agricultural sector in Canada. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with MP for Kings–Hants, Kody Blois, announced an investment of up to $8.5 million under the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. (Perennia). These funds will help …

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Providing reservists adequate working and training

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Sherbrooke  – Canada’s Minister of Defence, Anita Anand and Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food were in Sherbrooke to have a look at the Canadian armouries and assess the situation. Bibeau said the government was  doing everything possible to speed up the work to give reservists adequate working and training conditions.

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Expands market for fresh BC cherries to South Korea

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Ottawa – The growth of Canada’s cherry industry is a major success story, exporting high-quality products to markets all over the world, while contributing to the economic vitality of rural communitites. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, Mary Ng, announced that the Government of Canada has …

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Investing in improving animal welfare

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Ottawa – The humane care and handling of farm animals, and the ability to track their movements, are an important part of the confidence consumers have in their food in Canada. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to nearly $3 million to three national organizations to enhance animal welfare and tracking in the country. With …

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Canada invests in Quebec cheese factory

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Ottawa – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that Agrilait SEC in Saint-Guillaume, Quebec, will receive up to $859,833 through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund. This investment will help the company increase cheese production at Fromagerie St-Guillaume, reduce its production costs and, ultimately, strengthen food security. The government’s investment will help install automated equipment, including an ultrafiltration system …

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Investing over $8.7m to help farmers adopt clean technologies 

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Winnipeg – Across the country, Canadian farmers are on the frontlines of climate change. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced 28 additional projects under the Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program. This investment of more than $8.7 million will support the adoption of clean technologies across Canada. Investments in clean technology are supporting farmers who must face …

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On-farm solutions to combat climate change in agriculture 

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Calgary – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the creation of nine new living labs across Canada. As farmers and Canadians face the brunt of the impacts of climate change, these new living labs will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen the climate resiliency of our nation’s food systems. With an investment of $54 …

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Canada invests in increasing bison exports

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Saskatoon – Canada’s bison producers deliver healthy, naturally grown products that are in demand here and around the world. Today, to kick off the International Bison Convention 2022, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to $133,611 over two years to support economic growth for Canada’s bison industry. Helping bison producers seize market opportunities …