Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 28, 2008 18:19 ET

Media Advisory: Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce Funding to Revitalize Nova Scotia Orchards and Vineyards

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - Gerald Keddy, Member of Parliament for South Shore-St. Margaret's and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, and Nova Scotia Minister of Natural Resources David Morse, on behalf of Brooke Taylor, Nova Scotia Minister of Agriculture, will be in Kentville at the Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre on February 29, to announce federal funding to help Nova Scotia's tree fruit and grape industries.

Following the announcement, Mr. Keddy and Mr. Morse will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, February 29

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre
Cornwallis Room
32 Main Street
Kentville, Nova Scotia

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC, Atlantic
    Janet Connor
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-426-2353
    Cell: 902-802-9727