Ottawa and Quebec provide nearly $2 million in funding to stimulate research in the greenhouse sector

Quebec City: The federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Minister responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches region and Minister responsible for the Centre-du-Québec region, André Lamontagne, jointly announced $1,956,876 in funding to Université Laval and the École de technologie supérieure to support research in the greenhouse sector in Quebec.

The funding is being provided through the Agri-Food Innovation Partnership Program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

The investment will help establish two research and teaching chairs at Université Laval and develop a new greenhouse model, specific to Quebec, with sustainable materials, by the École de technologie supérieure.