Government of Canada

Government of Canada
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Government of Quebec

Government of Quebec

October 09, 2009 16:47 ET

Media Advisory: Kickoff of OECD Annual Rural Development Conference

CITY OF QUEBEC, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2009) - The Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Mr. Aart de Geus, the Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, the Vice Premier of Quebec, minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife, minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Ms Nathalie Normandeau, and the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy, Mr. Laurent Lessard, invite media representatives to the opening ceremony of the OECD Annual Conference on Rural Development.



EVENT:
Opening ceremony
Inauguration and tour of the Rural Innovation Exhibitor Show

DATE:
Tuesday, October 13

TIME:
10:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Quebec City Convention Centre
1000, boul. Rene-Levesque Est
Quebec (Quebec) G1R 2B5
Honore-Mercier Entrance


Contact Information

  • Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy:
    Office of the Minister of Municipal Affairs,
    Regions and Land Occupancy
    Sylvain Bourassa
    Press Secretary
    418 691-2050
    or
    Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy
    Communication Services Branch
    Caroline St-Pierre
    Head of Press Relations
    418-691-2015, extension 3746
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:
    Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Sophie Doucet
    Press Secretary
    613-947-7298
    Mobile: 613-608-3252
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Media Relations
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972