Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce Growing Forward Programs for Farmers in Quebec
Ottawa, Ontario, April 26, 2009 - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), together with Laurent Lessard, Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, will be in Sainte-Croix, Quebec, on Monday, April 27, to announce the signing of the bilateral Growing Forward agriculture policy agreement and the new programs available under this framework.
Following the announcement, Ministers Blackburn and Lessard will be available to speak to media.
Announcement and media availability
Monday, April 27
10 a.m. (local time)
Sainte-Croix, Lotbinière Quebec
For more information:
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The Office of the Honourable