Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 27, 2007 12:22 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ritz to Announce Funding for Biofuels and Organic Agriculture in P.E.I.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, and the Honourable George Webster, Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry for Prince Edward Island, on behalf of the Honourable Neil LeClair, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture for P.E.I., will be in Freetown, on September 28, to announce funding for biofuels and organic agriculture in Prince Edward Island.

Following the announcement, the Ministers will be available to speak to

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, September 28

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Barnyard Organics
1934 North Freetown Road
Freetown, Prince Edward Island

Directions: From Highway 2, take Route 8 south (also called Freetown Road)
for 10 km, turn right on route 110, also known as Cairns Road, for 1 km
until intersection, turn left, farm is beside Corner Apartments.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC, Atlantic
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342