Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 25, 2007 18:22 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: Canadians Have Opportunity to Make a Difference in Agriculture and Agri-Food Policy

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 25, 2007) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada would like to invite Canadians to participate in national public consultations on the next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy. Through these public consultations jointly hosted by federal, provincial and territorial governments in January and February 2007, Canadians will have the opportunity to provide input and advice on how to best ensure a competitive and profitable agriculture sector for years to come.

In Alberta, full day public consultations on the next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy will be hosted in the following communities from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (local time):

Date: Monday, January 29
Location: Grande Prairie Inn
11633 Clairmont Road
Grande Prairie, Alberta

Date: Wednesday, January 31
Location: Elks Lodge
1499-1 Avenue
Wainwright, Alberta

Date: Thursday, February 1
Location: Red Deer Lodge
4311-49th Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta

Date: Friday, February 2
Location: Sandman Hotel
421 Mayor Magrath Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta

Members of the public can register by visiting
Call: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)
TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Those interested can also participate in the public consultations on-line at

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Alberta
    Tamara Leigh
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 780-495-8685
    Cell.: 780-232-5275