Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 14, 2007 16:39 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Launches a Vaccination Program to Combat Disease in the Hog Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2007) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Secretary of State for Agriculture, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Saint-Hyacinthe on Thursday, November 15, to launch a vaccination program to help farmers combat disease in the hog sector.

Following the announcement, Mr. Paradis will be available to speak to the media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Thursday, November 15

TIME: 2:30 pm

LOCATION: Food Research and Development Centre (FRDC)
3600 Casavant Boulevard West
Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Office of the Secretary of State
    Mark Quinlan
    Director of Communications
    613-759-1107
    or
    AAFC Quebec
    Dominique Fortin
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 418-648-7157
    Cell: 418-997-4625