Government of Canada Gives Boost to the Local Dairy Industry in the Eastern Townships and Centre-du-Québec

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced investments totalling over $535,000 for three projects with Quebec dairy processors that will help boost production and capacity. Minister Bibeau made the announcement during visits to two of the dairy processors, emphasizing that the dairy industry is a vital part of the local rural economy, and the Government of Canada is investing so the dairy industry is well-positioned for sustainable future growth.

Minister Bibeau Announces Support to Help Spur Innovation for Québec Pork Producers

While speaking at the Annual General Meeting of the Éleveurs de porcs du Québec, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced over $922,000 through the AgriScience Program for two Québec pork organizations, which will help advance innovation within the sector.

Canada’s Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Bibeau Launches Second Half of $20M Food Waste Reduction Challenge

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Member of Parliament for Burnaby North–Seymour, Terry Beech, hosted a virtual event to launch the novel technology streams of Canada’s Food Waste Reduction Challenge, an initiative under the Food Policy for Canada.

Government of Canada Investing Over $12 Million to Improve Worker Safety and Increase Capacity Of Ontario Meat Processing

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to Canada’s food system, while demonstrating the need for more diversified food processing capacity. As a result, Canadian livestock producers and meat processors have taken on unexpected and exceptional activities to manage health and safety during the pandemic.

Registration Closed and Payments Finalizing For Second Round of Dairy Compensation

Dairy farmers provide Canadians with a stable supply of high-quality products, and are an essential part of the country’s rural landscape. Supporting them as they adapt to new market realities and consumer demands is vital to ensuring the sector remains well positioned for future growth.