Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 03, 2007 12:31 ET

Media Avisory: Minister Ritz to Announce Funding for the First EcoABC Project

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Unity, on Thursday, October 4, to announce funding for the first project under the ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital Initiative (ecoABC).

Following the announcement, Minister Ritz will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Thursday, October 4

TIME: 1:30 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: NorthWest Terminal
Highway 14
Unity, Saskatchewan


Directions from Saskatoon: Travel west on Highway 14. The terminal is located 2 kilometres east of Unity.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Senior Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 306-780-5565
    Cell: 306-530-7185