Canadian Pork Council

Canadian Pork Council

December 11, 2007 15:23 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Pork Council Highlights Current Industry Crisis and Need for Government Action Now

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2007) - Canada's hog producers are facing an unprecedented financial crisis on the farm because of the high Canadian dollar and feed costs. The Canadian Pork Council, which represents 11,000 hog producers, are looking for a commitment before Christmas from the Government of Canada for short-term loan assistance to help avert this crisis.

EVENT: Press Conference

DATE: Wednesday, December 12, 2007

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Charles Lynch Room
130-S Centre Block
Parliament Hill

MEDIA CALL-IN NUMBER: (613) 287-8002 or 1-800-732-1073

Contact Information

  • Canadian Pork Council
    Anita DeCoste
    Communications Officer
    613-236-9239 x 227