Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 07, 2007 16:44 ET

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary David Anderson to Announce Funding for BOPI Projects in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary (for the Canadian Wheat Board), on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Hague, Saskatchewan (30 minutes north of Saskatoon), on Friday, June 8, to announce funding for renewable energy production under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative. Members of Parliament Maurice Vellacott, Brad Trost, Brian Fitzpatrick and Tom Lukiwski will also be speaking.

Following the announcement, Mr. Anderson will be available to speak to media. Biofuels industry and Saskatchewan Council for Community Development representatives will also be present.

EVENT: Announcement and media

DATE: Friday, June 8

TIME: 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Peacock Industries
1 Rheinland Road
Hague, Saskatchewan

Directions: About a kilometre north of Hague on Highway 11, turn left on Grid Road 785, travel west for 6 kilometres until you reach Rheinland Road, turn left and travel south. Peacock Industries is the first farmyard on the right.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Jan Cote
    Acting Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 306-780-7076
    Cell: 306-529-7181