CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 15, 2009 18:30 ET

Media Advisory/CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Minister Oda to Make an Announcement on Food Security

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) - This document corrects and replaces the advisory sent earlier today at 12:09 PM EDT.

The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, will make an important announcement on food security. Following the address, Minister Oda will hold a short media availability and tour the Canadian Wheat Board Centre for Grain Storage Research at the University of Manitoba.

Minister Oda will be joined for this event by the Honourable Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board and by representatives of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, the International Development Research Centre and the World Food Programme.



Date: October 16, 2009
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: University of Manitoba
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Canadian Wheat Board Centre for Grain Storage Research
96 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Jessica Fletcher
    Press Secretary
    819-953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca