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$150,000 in Financial Assistance for the Creation of Arterre
 
Saint-Pierre-de-l’Île-d’Orléans, Quebec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
 
Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, and Pierre Paradis, Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, today announced $150,000 in financial assistance to the Centre de référence en agriculture et agroalimentaire du Québec (CRAAQ) to set up Arterre, a new web platform that will coordinate the matching services offered by regional county municipalities (MRCs). This initiative is being implemented under the Canada-Quebec Growing Forward 2 agreement.