Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 12, 2008 15:52 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - On behalf of the Government of Canada, MP Bev Shipley will be announcing the launch of the "Don't Move Firewood" campaign on June 13, 2008 at 3:30pm.This event is key to raising awareness among Canadians of the potential damage moving firewood can cause to our national forests by aiding the spread of invasive species, such as the emerald ash borer.

The event will take place at the Pinery Provincial Park near Grand Bend, Ontario.

At the event, MP Bev Shipley will be available to answer questions and for photo opportunities. CFIA spokespeople will also be available to answer questions from the media.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media relations
    613-228-6682