Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 29, 2007 15:15 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 29, 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 Quebec, a full-day public consultation on the next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy will be hosted in the following community:



Date: Thursday, February 8
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (local time)
Location: Hotel des Seigneurs Saint-Hyacinthe
1200 Johnson Street
Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

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


Those interested can also participate in the public consultations on-line at www.agr.gc.ca/nextgen.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Quebec
    Manon Lavoie
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 418-648-3765
    Cell: 418-806-7404