Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 22, 2007 16:26 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's New Government to Announce Program to Help with the Commercialization of Agri-Food Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 22, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Winnipeg on Tuesday, January 23, to announce a new program aimed at moving new products, processes and services along the innovation chain and into the commercial phase. Minister Strahl will be available to speak to media following the announcement.



EVENT: Announcement and media
availability

DATE: Tuesday, January 23, 2007

TIME: 11:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: University of Manitoba
Smartpark
135 Innovation Drive
Lobby Boardroom (Room 160)
Winnipeg, Manitoba


To listen to Minister Strahl's address online, please go to the following link: www.agr.gc.ca/audiocasts.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Officer
    204-983-4456
    204-792-2640 (cell)