Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 19, 2007 13:47 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Strahl to Announce Barley Plebiscite Question and Voter Eligibility Criteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Red Deer on Monday, January 22, to announce the barley plebiscite question and voter eligibility criteria. Minister Strahl will be available to speak to the media following the announcement.

Media representatives will be able to listen to the Minister's address and media availability by calling 1-888-265-0464. No questions will be taken by phone during the media availability.

To listen to Minister Strahl's address online, please go to the following link: www.agr.gc.ca/audiocasts.



EVENT: Address and media availability

DATE: Monday, January 22

TIME: 2:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Red Deer Lodge
Red Deer Room, 1st Floor Courtyard
4311 - 49th Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972 or 1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Alberta
    Tamara Leigh
    Senior Regional Communications Officer
    780-495-8685 / 780-232-5275