Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 18, 2007 14:32 ET

Media Advisory: Canadians Have the Opportunity to Make a Difference in Agriculture and Agri-Food Policy

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 18, 2007) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada would like to invite Canadians to participate in national public consultations on the next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy. Through these public consultations jointly hosted by federal, provincial and territorial governments in January and February 2007, Canadians will have the opportunity to provide input and advice on how to best ensure a competitive and profitable agriculture sector for years to come.

In British Columbia, full day public consultations on the next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy will be hosted in the following communities:



Date: Monday, January 22
Where: Coast Inn of The North
770 Brunswick Street
Prince George, BC

Date: Wednesday, January 24
Where: Quality Inn
9830 - 100th Avenue
Fort St. John, BC

Date: Thursday, January 25
Where: Best Western Richmond Hotel
& Convention Centre
7551 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC

Date: Friday, January 26
Where: Coast Capri Hotel
1171 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna, BC


Members of the public can register by visiting: www.agr.gc.ca/nextgen

Email: agrconsultations@agr.gc.ca

Call: 1 800 O-Canada (1 800 622-6232)

TTY: 1 800 926-9105

Canadians can also participate in the public consultations on-line beginning January 22 at: www.agr.gc.ca/nextgen

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Ottawa
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972