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Federal gov't puts up $15M for agriculture projects in North

Reference: CBC News

The federal government is spending $15 million to increase food security in the North, according to Marie-Claude Bibeau, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

Bibeau made the announcement Monday just outside Whitehorse at the Yukon government's research farm.

The money will be spent over the next five years through the Northern Isolated Communities Initiatives Fund, she said, and delivered by the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)...Read More