Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 29, 2007 15:43 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 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 Saskatchewan, full day public consultations on the next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy will be hosted from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (local time) in the following communities:



Date: Monday, February 5
Location: Royal Canadian Legion #56
239 - 1st Avenue N.E.
Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Date: Tuesday, February 6
Location: Delta Regina
1919 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan

Date: Wednesday, February 7
Location: Gallagher Convention Centre
455 Broadway Street West
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Date: Friday, February 9
Location: Tropical Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
1001 Highway #16 Bypass
North Battleford, Saskatchewan

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 Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 306-780-5565
    Cell: 306-530-7185