Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

December 19, 2006 15:20 ET

AAFC: Canada's New Government to Announce New Initiatives and Regulations for Biofuels and Bioproducts Sectors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 19, 2006) - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of the Environment, and the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Saskatoon on Wednesday, December 20, to announce new initiatives and regulations to promote the agriculture biofuels and bioproducts industries and protect the environment. Ministers will be available to speak to the media following the announcement.

Media representatives who wish to attend by teleconference can call 1-888-265-0464.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, December 20, 2006

TIME: 9:45 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Innovation Place
114 - 15 Innovation Boulevard
Building 15, The Galleria
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Following the event, departmental experts will offer a technical briefing session to the media in the Executive Boardroom. Media representatives attending the teleconference should remain on the line following the Ministers' media availability for the technical briefing.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Senior Regional Communications Officer
    306-780-5565
    306-530-7185
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Environment Canada
    Media Relations
    819-934-8008
    1-888-908-8008