Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 13, 2007 17:44 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: MP Blaine Calkins to Announce Funding for Science Projects in Lacombe, Alberta

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 13, 2007) - Wetaskiwin Member of Parliament Blaine Calkins, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be at the Lacombe Research Centre on Wednesday, March 14, to announce the results of the external Peer Review of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's 2007-2008 research projects. Following the announcement, Mr. Calkins will be available to speak to media.

Media are invited to join Mr. Calkins on a tour of the Centre's facilities.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, March 14

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Lacombe Research Centre
6000 C and E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972 or 1-866-345-7972
    AAFC Alberta
    Nadia Andersen
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 780-495-4115
    Cell: 780-232-5275