Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 17, 2006 15:35 ET

AAFC/Media Advisory: Minister Strahl to Speak on Federal Budget

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 17, 2006) - Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board Chuck Strahl will hold a news conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Thursday, May 18. He will give details on the initiatives for the agriculture sector announced in the Budget 2006. The Minister will be available to speak to media following the news conference.

EVENT: News conference

DATE: Thursday, May 18

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Press Theatre
National Press Building
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives who wish to attend by teleconference can call (613) 954-4096 or 1 888-265-0464. The conference access code is 9530806.

Contact Information

  • Minister Strahl's Office
    Jeff Howard
    Press Secretary
    (613) 759-1059
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa
    Media Relations
    (613) 759-7972 or 1-866-345-7972