Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 12, 2006 14:50 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: Canada's New Government and Composites Innovation Centre Collaborate in Bio-Fibre Research

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 12, 2006) - Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Rod Bruinooge, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be announcing an agreement between AAFC and the Composites Innovation Centre involving new biofibre research under the Agricultural Policy Framework Agri-Innovation Program.



EVENT: News conference

DATE: Friday, October 13

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

LOCATION: Composites Innovation Centre
300-78 Innovation Drive - SmartPark
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Media are invited to a tour of the facilities after the news conference.

Contact Information

  • AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    204-983-4456
    204-792-2640 (cell)
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972