Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 24, 2009 18:48 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Media Advisory: Federal and Territorial Governments to Announce Growing Forward Programs for Farmers in the Yukon

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) -


Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, together with Yukon Ministry of Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Brad Cathers, will be in Whitehorse, Yukon, on Saturday, April 25, to announce the signing of the bilateral Growing Forward agriculture policy agreement and the new programs available under this framework.

Following the announcement, Ministers Ritz and Cathers will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement, photo opportunity and media availability

DATE: Saturday, April 25

TIME: 10 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Westmark Whitehorse Hotel, Conference Room 4
201 Wood Street
Whitehorse, Yukon

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Alberta
    Heather Holmen
    Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell: 780-232-5275