Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 17, 2005 10:31 ET

AAFC/Media Advisory/Parliamentary Secretary With Special Emphasis on Rural Development Speaks to Rural Summit on Building a Strong, Sustainable Rural Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 17, 2005) - The Honourable Wayne Easter, Parliamentary Secretary with Special Emphasis on Rural Development, will be a keynote speaker at a conference titled the Third Annual Rural Communities Summit. The summit is led by a grassroots effort and supported by the Government of Canada's Canadian Rural Partnership Initiative.

WHEN: Saturday, June 18
8:15-8:45 a.m.

WHERE: Auditorium
Merritt Civic and Convention Centre
1950 Mamette Avenue
Merritt, B.C.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Rural Communications
    Rural Secretariat
    (604) 666-1677 or (604) 787-6637