Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 23, 2009 14:24 ET

Media Advisory: Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce Growing Forward Programs for Farmers in Alberta

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 23, 2009) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, together with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Minister George Groeneveld, will be in Edmonton, Alberta, on Friday, April 24, to announce the signing of the bilateral Growing Forward agriculture policy agreement and the new programs available under this framework.

Following the announcement, Ministers Ritz and Groeneveld will be available to speak to media.



EVENT:
Announcement, photo opportunity and media availability

DATE:
Friday, April 24

TIME:
9:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Shaw Conference Centre
Salon 11 and 12
9797 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta

CALL IN DETAILS:
North American Dial-In: 1-888-265-0464
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-954-4096
Conference ID: 96747387


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Alberta
    Genevieve Goggin
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    780-495-5528
    Cell.: 780-218-4945