Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 03, 2007 15:37 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: MP Del Mastro to Announce Funding for Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative in Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 3, 2007) - Dean Del Mastro, Member of Parliament for Peterborough, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Havelock on Friday, May 4, to announce funding for feasibility studies for alternative fuels under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative.

Following the announcement, Mr. Del Mastro will be available to speak to the media. Biofuels industry and Agriculture Adaptation Council representatives will also be present.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, May 4

TIME: 11:00 a.m

LOCATION: Kawartha Ethanol Inc.
6830 Highway 7
Havelock, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550