Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 19, 2010 11:21 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Future of Agriculture

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 19, 2010) - Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) will be in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Sunday, February 21, to make an announcement in support of Canada's young farmers.

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

Minister Blackburn will also be available for telephone interviews on Monday.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability
   
DATE: Sunday, February 21
   
TIME: 6:00 p.m. (local time)
   
LOCATION: The Observation Deck
  25th Floor, Konica-Minolta Tower
  6732 Fallsview Blvd.
  Niagara Falls, Ontario

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
    or
    AAFC Ottawa
    Josee Chartrand
    Communications Officer
    613-897-8294