Friday, April 16, 2021

Quebec farmers get COVID-19 compensation

The federal government has signed a deal with Quebec to provide $21.6 million to compensate for slaughter delays when packing plants were either closed or forced to slow down because of COVID-19.

The federal government said the establishment of the Canada-Quebec Livestock Assistance Initiative fits into the objectives of the 2018–2025 Biofood Policy – Feeding Our World. 

Other provinces, including Ontario and Alberta, have already compensated farmers because packing plants