Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 02, 2007 17:44 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: Minister Strahl to Address Canada Grains Council

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 2, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will attend the Canada Grains Council Annual Meeting in Winnipeg on Tuesday, April 3. He will speak about the results of the barley plebiscite and the government's intentions on marketing choice. The Minister will be available to speak to media following his address.

Media representatives will be able to listen to the Minister's address by calling 1-888-265-0464. No media questions will be taken by phone.

EVENT: Address and media availability

DATE: Tuesday, April 3

TIME: 11:30 a.m. (local time) - Address
in the West Ballroom, 2nd floor

12:00 p.m. (local time) - Media
availability in the Main Lobby

LOCATION: Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel
2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, Manitoba

To listen to Minister Strahl's address online, please go to the following link:

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    Minister Strahl's Office
    Conrad Bellehumeur
    Director of Communications