Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 19, 2009 10:43 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests to Create a More Competitive Pulse Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2009) - Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz and MP Kelly Block (Saskatoon / Rosetown / Biggar), will be in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Friday, November 20, to announce a federal investment in the pulse industry.

Following the announcement, Minister Ritz and MP Block will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, November 20

TIME: 9:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: College of Agriculture and Bioresources
Room 6E62
51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Regional Communications Officer
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Office: 306-780-5565
    Cell: 306-530-7185