Governments Highlight Funded Activities for Manitoba Agri-Processors
Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Manitoba's agri-processors are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership continues to be implemented, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced.
"The agri-food processing sector helps drive Manitoba's economy and create well-paying jobs for the middle class. The Government of Canada is proud to invest in Manitoba's processing industry to help it increase access to new technologies, commercialize new products and adopt best practices that will help build public trust and enable new market opportunities," said Lawrence MacAulay, Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
"Manitoba's agri-processors are a growing part of our industry, creating opportunities for growth, innovation and economic development. The funding available under Ag Action Manitoba will help attract investment, expand capacity and create new jobs for Manitobans," said Ralph Eichler, Minister of Manitoba Agriculture.