Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 30, 2007 09:27 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's New Government to Announce Funding for Renewable Energy Production in Alberta

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 30, 2007) - James Rajotte, Edmonton-Leduc Member of Parliament, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Leduc today to announce funding for renewable energy production in Alberta under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative program.

Mr. Rajotte will be available to speak to media following his announcement. Biofuels industry and Agriculture and Food Council representatives will also be present.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, March 30

TIME: 1:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Best Western Denham Inn and Suites
Marquis Room
5207 - 50th Avenue
Leduc, Alberta

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Alberta
    Nadia Andersen
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 780-495-4115
    Cell: 780-232-5275