Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 13, 2007 17:40 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: MP Merv Tweed to Announce Funding for Science Projects in Brandon, Manitoba

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 13, 2007) - Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Merv Tweed, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be at the Brandon 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. Tweed will be available to speak to media.

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



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, March 14

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

LOCATION: Brandon Research Centre
18th Street North and Grand Valley Road
Brandon, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell: 204-792-2640