Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 28, 2009 16:18 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn to Attend Expo Quebec

Awards ceremony, funding announcement for Expo Quebec, and participation in the Canadian Culinary Riches project

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 28, 2009) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), will be in Quebec City, Quebec, on Saturday August 29, to participate in the following Expo Quebec activities:



EVENT:

3 p.m. Awards ceremony for provincial Holstein finals

4 p.m. "Grand Prix" awards ceremony and Agriculture and
Agri-Food Canada funding announcement for Expo
Quebec's international strategy

5 p.m. Participation in the Rendez-vous laitier, a forum
for international buyers and producers of livestock
and bovine genetics

6:15 p.m. Participation in the Canadian Culinary Riches project
in the ExpoCite Fair Centre

Cooking segment with chef Mario Martel

DATE: Saturday, August 29

LOCATION: ExpoCite
250 Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard
Quebec City, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Quebec
    Dominique Fortin
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 418-648-7157
    Cell: 418-997-4625
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Sophie Doucet
    Press Secretary
    Office: 613-947-7298
    Cell: 613-608-3252