Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

December 16, 2009 13:45 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Investing in Malting Barley Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2009) - Member of Parliament James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Thursday, December 17, to make an announcement in support of the Canadian malting barley industry.

Following the announcement, MP Bezan will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Thursday, December 17

TIME: 1:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Canadian Grain Commission
303 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Regional Communications Manager
    204-983-4456 or Cell: 204-792-2640