NDP MP Georgina Jolibois (Desnethé—Minissippi—Churchill River) made the following statement:

“Today, on February 16, I am proud to celebrate the first Canada's Agriculture Day. Let’s highlight the remarkable work by these men and women who, on a daily basis, provide us with fresh, local and good quality products, from farm to table.

On this day, it is important to celebrate and emphasize the links between Canadians, our food, and every person who works tirelessly in this field. I also invite Canadians everywhere to promote and celebrate agriculture on this special day.

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all these hardworking people in my riding of Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River and from all over Saskatchewan who devote their lives to ensure we can have food on our plates. As a parliamentarian I will keep on working to protect our agricultural sector and support farmers in their work."

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