Sur cette photographie dotée d’un magnifique cadre, on aperçoit Sydney Fisher, ministre fédéral de l’agriculture pour le gouvernement Laurier entre 1896 et 1911. Né à Montréal, Fisher achète des terres sur les berges du Lac-Brome et crée par la suite la Ferme Alva où il met en place de nouvelles techniques agricoles. Fisher promeut des nouvelles techniques de vente et de transport des produits canadiens tels que les produits laitiers et les fruits au grand bénéfice de sa communauté et son pays.




This beautifully framed photograph is a portrait of Sydney Fisher, Federal Minister of Agriculture for the Laurier government from 1896 to 1911, who played a significant role in local and national history. Born in Montreal, Fisher purchased land on Brome Lake and created Alva Farms that became a national leader in scientific agriculture. He was able to transform the marketing and transportation of Canadian products, such as dairy and fruits, which lead the way for many vast improvements in his community and country.

Portrait de l’Honorable Sydney Fisher / Portrait of the Hon. Sydney Fisher

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