Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 09, 2009 12:07 ET

Media Advisory: Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture in Niagara-on-the-Lake

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 9, 2009) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be co-chairing, with Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), Leona Dombrowsky, the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture in Niagara-on-the-lake, from July 9-10.

Ministers will be available to speak to media following their discussions about issues affecting Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector, farmers and industry.

EVENT: Photo opportunity and media availability with federal,
provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture

DATE: Friday, July 10

TIME: Group photo - 11:45 a.m.
News conference - 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Queen's Landing Hotel Ballroom
155 Byron
Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario

Accredited media representatives who wish to participate by teleconference can call 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 18743871.

Media representatives who plan to attend the news conference on-site, please confirm with AAFC media relations at 1-866-345-7972 or by July 9 at 3:00 p.m.

(i) Please note the time is subject to change. Only media representatives who have registered in advance with AAFC Media Relations will be notified of potential time changes.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Meagan Murdoch
    Press Secretary