Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 12, 2007 13:30 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2007) - Merv Tweed, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Brandon, April 13, to announce funding for renewable energy production in Manitoba under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative.

Following the announcement, Mr. Tweed will be available to speak to the media.

EVENT: Announcement and media

DATE: Friday, April 13

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Victoria Inn
Private Dining Room
3550 Victoria Avenue
Brandon, Manitoba

Contact Information

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