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FCC ready to support customers impacted by Dorian

  • Sep 09, 2019

After Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc throughout Atlantic Canada, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is reminding customers that Canada’s leading agriculture lender is here to support them.

“First, we want everyone to know that we are thinking of them in this challenging time,” said Faith Matchett, FCC vice-president of operations for Atlantic. “We also want our customers to know we will work with them to find solutions to any short-term financial pressure they may face as a result of this storm.”

“We won’t know the full extent of damage for some time, but we’ve already heard that some customers will likely be facing some financial hardship as a result of Dorian’s damaging winds and heavy rainfall throughout the region,” Matchett said. “FCC’s support for customers is a regular part of our business and they deserve our support when faced with adversity beyond their control.”

FCC will work with customers to come up with solutions for their operations on a case-by-case basis and will consider deferral of principal payments and/or other loan payment schedule amendments to reduce the financial pressure caused by the storm.

Customers facing financial pressure are encouraged to contact their FCC relationship manager or the FCC Customer Service Centre at 1-888-332-3301 to discuss their individual situation and options.

FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender, with a healthy loan portfolio of more than $36 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and its role in feeding an ever-growing world. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and agri-food industry. As a self-sustaining Crown corporation, our profits are reinvested back into the agriculture and food industry we serve and the communities where our customers and employees live and work while providing an appropriate return to our shareholder. Visit fcc.ca or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and on Twitter.

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For more information or interviews, please contact:

Trevor Sutter
Corporate Communication
Farm Credit Canada
1-855-780-5313
trevor.sutter@fcc.ca