Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 26, 2007 15:20 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC/Minister Ritz to Announce Funding for the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Springbrook (40 minutes outside of Charlottetown), on September 27, to announce funding for the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance.

Following the announcement, the Minister will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media
availability

DATE: Thursday, September 27

TIME: 3:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Prince Edward Aqua Farms
5891 Route 20
Springbrook,
Prince Edward Island


Directions: From Highway 2, turn north on Route 8 (also called Graham's Road) and continue straight for 10.8 kilometres. Prince Edward Aqua Farms is on the right.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC, Atlantic
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342