Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 04, 2007 09:01 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: MP Andrew Scheer to Unveil New Fast Growing Poplar Hybrid

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 4, 2007) - Andrew Scheer, Member of Parliament for Regina - Qu'Appelle, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Indian Head today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the AAFC-Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration Tree Improvement Program by unveiling a new hybrid poplar.

Following the announcement, M. Scheer will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Monday, June 4

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

LOCATION: Shelterbelt Centre
2 Government Road
Indian Head, Saskatchewan

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Jan Cote
    Acting Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 306-780-7076
    Cell: 306-529-7181