Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau will have a number issues on her plate in 2021.

She highlighted a few of those during a year-end interview.

"I hope I'll be able to finalize the improvement to AgriStability," she said. "African swine fever remains a very important file. We want to work closely with the industry and with the provinces to avoid having this disease in our territory, but if it ever comes, we will be ready. The climate plan will definitely be a big part of my work in the coming months and year."

Bibeau notes it remains challenging to do business with China.

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