Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 30, 2009 15:07 ET

Media Advisory: Governments of Canada and Manitoba Partner to Deliver Slaughterhouse Investment

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2009) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, along with Treasury Board President Vic Toews, MP Shelly Glover (Saint Boniface) and Rosann Wowchuk, Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Monday, November 2, to make an announcement for Canadian red meat producers.

Following the announcement, Minister Ritz and Minister Wowchuk will be available to speak to media.

Kelly Penner, President and General Manager of Keystone Processors Ltd., will also be available to speak to the media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Monday, November 2

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

LOCATION: Keystone Processors Ltd.
663 Marion Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell: 204-792-2640