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4H Members Learn About Agriculture in Western Canada

first_imgAGRICULTURE/FISHERIES–4-H Members Learn About Agriculture inWestern Canada Six 4-H members will travel to Western provinces July 8-22 tolearn about agriculture and Canadian culture as part of theannual Royal Bank of Canada 4-H Interprovincial Exchange Program. During the exchange, Nova Scotia delegates will stay with ruralfamilies in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia for twoweeks. 4-H representatives from these provinces will visit NovaScotia in August as part of the reciprocal travel program. 4-Hmembers will learn about different Canadian agricultureindustries and exchange ideas on the 4-H programs. “I am confident that these 4-H members will be excellentambassadors for our 4-H program and the province of Nova Scotia,”said Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Chris d’Entremont. The Nova Scotia delegates were selected through an interviewprocess that was based on their contributions to the 4-H programand their community involvement. The three delegates travelling to Manitoba are Kyle Hebb, Wilmot,Annapolis Co.; Bambalina Cameron, Sunnybrae, Pictou Co. andJessica Smith, Newport Hants Co. Travelling to Saskatchewan areSara Mahaney, Shelburne, Shelburne Co. and Charlotte Reid,Debert, Colchester Co. Roseanne Kouwenburg from Pugwash,Cumberland Co. will be travelling to British Columbia. “This exchange program is a wonderful opportunity for 4-H membersto learn about the 4-H program in many parts of Canada and we aregrateful to our sponsor, the Royal Bank of Canada, for givingthese members such an opportunity,” said Elizabeth Crouse,manager, 4-H and rural organizations. The Royal Bank of Canada has been sponsoring this event for 42years and will be hosting the Nova Scotia 4-H travel delegates ata farewell banquet and reception in Halifax on Wednesday, July 7.last_img


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