Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 02, 2007 11:47 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Agri-Food Awards of Excellence to be Presented

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Toronto on Monday, November 5, to present six awards at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The seventh annual Canadian Agri-Food Awards of Excellence is co-sponsored by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Minister Ritz will be available to speak to media after the ceremony. Members of the media are invited to interview and photograph the winners following the awards ceremony.



EVENT: Media availability with Minister Ritz and photo opportunity with
the winners the Canadian Agri-Food Awards of Excellence

DATE: Monday, November 5

TIME: 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Royal Ballroom,
Ricoh Coliseum, 2nd floor
Upper Annex, Exhibition Place
100 Princess Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550