Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 27, 2009 07:14 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Delivers on Slaughter Improvement Program

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 27, 2009) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture) will be at the Hotel Gouverneur Isle Charron in Longueuil, Quebec, on Tuesday, October 27, to make an important announcement for Eastern Canada's red meat producers.

Michel Dessureault, President of the Federation des producteurs de bovins du Quebec, will also be in attendance.

Following the announcement, Minister Blackburn will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Tuesday, October 27

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

LOCATION: Hotel Gouverneur
Isle Charron Montreal
2405, Ile Charron
Longueuil, Quebec


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Sophie Doucet
    Press Secretary
    613-608-3252