Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 29, 2007 16:11 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: Minister Ritz to Make an Announcement on Marketing Choice

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Balgonie, Saskatchewan (15 minutes outside of Regina), on Thursday, August 30, to make an announcement on marketing choice.

Following his announcement, Minister Ritz will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Thursday, August 30

TIME: 2:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Strudwick Farm
Balgonie, Saskatchewan


Directions from Regina: Take Highway 1 east. Two kilometres past the Balgonie overpass, turn left (north). The farm is the second set of buildings on the right.

Media I.D. required.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Minister Ritz's Office
    Todd MacKay
    613-759-1059
    or
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Jan Cote
    306-780-7076
    Cell: 306-529-7181