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Fruit and nut tree program aims to promote food sovereignty in Wabanaki communities – CBC

U.S.-based non-profit plans to distribute fruit trees north of the border Sep 23, 2022 A U.S.-based Indigenous non-profit is trying to help Wabanaki communities have access to sustainable foods by distributing fruit and nut trees. Nibezun is based in Passadumkeag, Maine, roughly 50 kilometres northeast of Bangor, and is offering up to 300 beach plum, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202254 Views

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Indigenous communities, businesses get support to increase food security

Sept. 21, 2022 VICTORIA – Indigenous communities and businesses in British Columbia wanting to increase food security will soon have opportunities to grow their farming and food-processing operations through the new Indigenous Food Systems and Agriculture Partnership Program. “Supporting Indigenous communities to get the tools and help they need to be successful in the agricultural […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2022129 Views

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Minister Bibeau Announces the Composition of the 2nd Cohort of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada August 11, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Young Canadians are the future of the agriculture and agri-food sector, and it is important to give them a voice at the table. Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, unveiled the names of the members […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202246 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Bibeau to announce support for agri-food businesses and organizations in Northern Ontario

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor August 11, 2022 The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will be in Sudbury on Friday, August 12, 2022, to announce funding support for agri-food business innovation and expansion in Northern Ontario.  The announcement will be made on behalf of The Honourable Patty […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202252 Views

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FedNor invests over $950,000 to grow and diversify the agri-food sector in Algoma region

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor Government of Canada support will help strengthen food supply chains for Canadians while also supporting critical sector development August 5, 2022 Strong food supply chains are necessary to meet the needs of Canadians everywhere. Accordingly, the agri-food sector represents a critical means of creating both […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202271 Views

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Mistawasis and Muskeg Lake partnering on first Indigenous-led living lab in Canada – battlefordsNOW

Aug 2, 2022 The first ever Indigenous-led living lab in Canada is happening west of Prince Albert. Mistawasis Nêhiyawak and Muskeg Lake Cree Nation are overseeing ‘The Bridge To Land Water Sky’ project which aims to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen climate resiliency in the agriculture sector. This is one of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202252 Views

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Canadian Agriculture Ministers reach an agreement in principle that will increase funding for the Yukon’s agricultural sector

Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources John Streicker joined federal, provincial and territorial Canadian Agriculture Ministers for their annual meeting held this year in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. At the meeting, Canadian Agriculture Ministers signed a national agreement in principle for the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership. This new five-year agreement will provide $9.25 million in funds to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202237 Views

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Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture reach a new partnership agreement and inject new funds to support the sector

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada This week, the federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture reached an agreement in principle for the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership at their Annual Meeting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This new five-year agreement will inject $500 million in new funds, representing a 25% increase in the cost-shared portion of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 202253 Views

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Province launching new centre for agritech innovation

July 21, 2022 ABBOTSFORD – A new B.C. Centre for Agritech Innovation will further position the province as a world leader in agricultural technology, helping to improve food security in B.C. and around the world, while creating hundreds of good-paying jobs. A key commitment of the StrongerBC Economic Plan, the new centre will be located […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202269 Views

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Community Meeting to Discuss FNNND Farm Options

July 18, 2022 Where: Government House – Multi-Purpose Room, and remotely on Zoom or via telephone. When: July 20th, 2022. 5 pm is supper, and 5:30 discussion starts. To connect via telephone please call 778-907-2071. Any questions contact: Rob Gillan, Director of Justice & Governance, 867-996-2265 Ext 125, [email protected] Topic: Farm Options Citizen Engagement Time: […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 202264 Views

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