Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 15, 2009 14:56 ET

Media Advisory: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Horticulture Research and Development Centre to Open Its Doors for a Day of Education and Fun

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) - As part of the National Science and Technology Week, AAFC's Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Horticulture Research and Development Centre will open its doors to the general public on Sunday, October 18.

Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with scientists about their research and take part in guided tours of the Centre. The selected theme is "Science and Innovation for the Future of Horticulture."

Please visit www.agr.gc.ca for more information.



EVENT: Public event - scientists will be available to speak to media.

DATE: Sunday, October 18

TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Horticulture Research and Development Centre
430 Gouin Boulevard
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Quebec
    Dominique Bastien
    Regional Communications Advisor
    418-648-3759
    Cell: 418-803-7925