Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 05, 2010 09:26 ET

Media Advisory: Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2010) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be co-chairing, with Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture Bob Bjornerud, the bi-annual meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture on Friday, February 5.

Ministers will be available to speak to media following their discussions about economic challenges affecting Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector, farmers and industry.

EVENT: Media availability with federal, provincial and
territorial Ministers of Agriculture.

DATE: Friday, February 5

TIME: News conference - 4:15 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Sheraton Toronto Centre
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario


North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814

International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526

Conference ID number to listen in English: 1051342

Conference ID number to listen in French: 2217170

Media representatives who plan to attend the news conference on-site, please confirm with AAFC Media Relations at 1-866-345-7972 or by February 5 at 3:00 p.m.

(i) Please note the time is subject to change. Only media representatives who have registered in advance with AAFC Media Relations will be notified of potential time changes.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Meagan Murdoch
    Press Secretary