Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 16, 2005 12:12 ET

AAFC/Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Wayne Easter to Announce Renewal Funding for Farmers


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FOR: AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD CANADA

MARCH 16, 2005 - 12:12 ET

AAFC/Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Wayne
Easter to Announce Renewal Funding for Farmers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 16, 2005) - Parliamentary
Secretary for Agriculture and Agri-Food Wayne Easter will be in
Charlottetown on Thursday, March 17 to announce, on behalf of
Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Andy Mitchell, funding for a new
program. This program is designed to help farmers in P.E.I. gain the
skills they need to adapt to their changing business environment and to
develop new market opportunities.



WHEN: Thursday, March 17
9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic Standard Time)

WHERE: Delta Prince Edward
Consbrook Room
18 Queen Street
Charlottetown



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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
    Elizabeth Whiting
    Press Secretary
    (613) 759-1059
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa
    Media Relations
    (866) 345-7972 Toll-free