Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 08, 2007 09:18 ET

Media Advisory: Treasury Board President Vic Toews to Announce Funding for Renewable Energy Production in Manitoba

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2007) - The Honourable Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Winnipeg today to announce funding for renewable energy production in Manitoba under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative.

Following the announcement, Mr. Toews will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, June 8

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council Office
700 - One Research Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 204-983-4456
    Cell: 204-792-2640
    Office of the President of the Treasury Board
    Mike Storeshaw
    Director of Communications