Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 26, 2007 10:54 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 26, 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 Newfoundland and Labrador, 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: Glynnmill Inn
1B Cobb Lane
Cornerbrook, Newfoundland and Labrador

Date: Wednesday, January 31
Location: Fairmont Hotel
115 Cavendish Square
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Members of the public can register by visiting: www.agr.gc.ca/nextgen
Email: agrconsultations@agr.gc.ca
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 www.agr.gc.ca/nextgen

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Atlantic Region
    John Morrison
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 902-566-7308
    Cell.: 902-393-7707