Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 10, 2009 17:33 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Investing to Create a More Competitive Food Processing Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2009) - Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London Joe Preston, will be in Guelph, Ontario, on Friday, September 11, to make an announcement for Canada's agri-processing industry.

Following the announcement, Parliamentary Secretary Lemieux and MP Preston will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, September 11

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Guelph Food Technology Centre - University of Guelph
88 McGilvray Street
Guelph, Ontario


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Ontario
    Nerissa Young
    Regional Communications Advisor
    519-837-5842
    Cell: 613-868-0921