Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 17, 2011 12:08 ET

Media Advisory: Agriculture and International Trade Ministers to Deliver Significant Positive News for Canadian livestock Producers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2011) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast will be in Airdrie, Alberta, on Friday, November 18 to deliver significant positive news for Canadian livestock producers.

Representatives from the Canadian Cattlemen Association (CCA), the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) and the Canadian Meat Council (CMC) will also be in attendance.

There will be a teleconference line available for media from across Canada to participate.

EVENT: News conference and photo opportunity
DATE: Friday, November 18
TIME: 09:30 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Soderglen Ranches
280023, RR 14
Airdrie, AB

Directions from Calgary:

  • Take Hwy 2 north towards Airdrie
  • Exit west onto Hwy 567 and head 6.2 km
  • Turn right (north) on RR 14 and go 6.2 km
  • Soderglen Ranches is the fifth house located on the west side of the road.


North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814

International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526

PassCode: 8222430

Conference Title: News conference with Ministers Ritz and Fast

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario

    Rudy Husny
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
    Minister of International Trade and Minister for
    the Asia-Pacific Gateway

    Heather Holmen
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    AAFC Alberta
    Cell: 780-232-5275

    Trade Media Relations Office
    Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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