Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

December 13, 2007 11:08 ET

Media Avisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding to Boost Health Benefits of Beef

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2007) - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Calgary, on December 14, to announce funding under the Agricultural Policy Framework (APF) Science and Innovation Broker Program for a pilot project to boost health benefits of beef.

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

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, December 14

TIME: 12:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Alberta Beef Producers
Canadian Cattlemen's Association
#320, 6715 - 8th Street N.E.
Calgary, Alberta

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Alberta
    Nadia Andersen
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 780-495-4115
    Cell: 780-232-5275