Minister Fraser will make an announcement regarding the Agri-Food Pilot

Media advisory

Original, May 5, 2023—The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement regarding the agri-food sector’s labour market needs and strengthening Canada’s food supply system. Minister Fraser will be joined by Parliamentary Secretary Francis Drouin, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

Date: Monday, May 8, 2023


L’Orignal Packing Ltd

2567 County Rd 17

L’Orignal, ON K0B 1K0

Event 1: B-roll video footage (cameras only)
Time: Set-up at 8:40 a.m. ET, filming at 9:10 a.m. ET

Event 2: Media availability and media scrum
Time: 9:30 a.m. ET

Notes for media:

  • Media attending the event in person are asked to arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. ET.
  • Out-of-town journalists may join by dialling:

    • Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-866-206-0153
    • Local dial-in number: 613-954-9003
    • Participant passcode: 8925169#

  • The announcement will be available for streaming live on YouTube.

For more information (media only):

Media Relations

Communications Branch

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


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