Trudeau team’s legacy on agriculture will be market access gains, says Minister Bibeau
By Neil MossMar. 20, 2019
In a wide-ranging interview, Canada's new agriculture minister talks trade deals, supply management, carbon pricing, China's canola import limits, and being the first woman in the post.
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says Canadian testing has found no evidence of pests in canola shipped to China. The Asian country says it revoked the export permit of one of Canada's largest canola processors because it found pests in canola samples from Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
After four years in government, the Trudeau Liberals’ biggest enduring legacy on Canada’s agricultural sector will be increased market access abroad, says newly appointed Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau.
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