Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

December 20, 2006 08:33 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's New Government to Announce New Initiatives and Regulations for Biofuels and Bioproducts Sectors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 20, 2006) - Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Montreal on Wednesday, December 20, to announce new initiatives and to promote the agriculture biofuels and bioproducts industries. This event is organized in conjunction with the announcement made, earlier in the day in Saskatoon, by the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of the Environment, and the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board. Mr. Gourde will be available to speak to media following the announcement.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, December 20, 2006

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

LOCATION: Coop federee
9001 De l'Acadie Boulevard
Suite 200
Montreal, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Ottawa, Ontario
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Quebec
    Dominique Fortin
    Senior Regional Communications Officer
    418-648-7157
    418-576-0478