Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 17, 2008 17:21 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: Secretary of State Paradis to Announce Funding to Help N.B. Farmers Profit in the Biofuels, Bioproducts Market

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2008) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Secretary of State for Agriculture, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, and on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will be in Edmundston, on January 18, to announce funding for two projects to help New Brunswick farmers profit in the biofuels and bioproducts market.

Following the announcement, Mr. Paradis will be available to speak to

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, January 18

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Room Assomption 1, Main Floor
Chateau Edmundston
100 Rice Street
Edmundston, New Brunswick

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Atlantic
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342