Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 15, 2009 15:23 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Invest in Horticultural Research

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) - Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux and Member of Parliament Dean Allison (Niagara West-Glanbrook), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Vineland, Ontario, on Friday, October 16, to make a funding announcement for the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.

Following the announcement, Parliamentary Secretary Lemieux and MP Allison will be available to speak to media. Media will also be invited to tour the VRIC.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, October 16

TIME: 8:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: 4890 Victoria Avenue North
Vineland Station, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Ontario
    Andrea Labaj
    Regional Communications Advisor
    519-780-8014
    Cell: 519-829-0087