Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 31, 2011 13:59 ET

Media Advisory: Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to Highlight the Importance of Canada's Growing Partnership With Russia in the Agriculture Sector...

... at the Opening of the First Canada-Russia Livestock Forum

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - On Wednesday morning, June 1, 2011, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will address the first Canada-Russia Livestock Forum to be held in Ottawa and will introduce Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov who will also deliver remarks. Minister Ritz will underline the importance of Canada's growing partnership with Russia.

Please note that only the Welcoming Session of the conference is open to media.

Date:Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Time:9:20 am to 9:50 am
Chateau Laurier – Drawing Room
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Contact Information

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

    Meagan Murdoch
    Press Secretary
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz