Minister Bibeau Visits British Columbia on First Agriculture Tour

Minister Bibeau Visits British Columbia on First Agriculture Tour

Media advisory

March 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, will be in British Columbia (B.C.) as part of the Minister’s First Agriculture Tour to meet with farmers and agri-businesses and hear their ideas on how to capture growth opportunities for the sector. She will be in Vernon to announce support for B.C. farmers dealing with farm income challenges. Minister Bibeau and Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, Stephen Fuhr, will later be in Kelowna to make an announcement in support of B.C.’s tree fruit industry. The Minister will also be visiting with local BC businesses in Kelowna.

Date

March 11, 2019

Event Time Location
Announcement in support of BC farmers 10:30 a.m. PT (local time) Ira & Noreen French
585 Commonage Rd
Vernon, BC
Announcement in support BC’s tree fruit industry 2:30 p.m. PT (local time) BC Tree Fruit Market
826 Vaughan Avenue
Kelowna, BC
Meeting with BC business – photo opportunity 3:10 p.m. PT (local time) Sutherland S.A. Produce Inc.
826 Vaughan Ave
Kelowna, BC

For more information

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