Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 24, 2009 14:48 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), together with Laurent Lessard, Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, will be in Sainte-Croix, Quebec, on Monday, April 27, to announce the signing of the bilateral Growing Forward agriculture policy agreement and the new programs available under this framework.

Following the announcement, Ministers Blackburn and Lessard will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Monday, April 27

TIME: 10 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Lorka Farm
109 Petit-Village
Sainte-Croix, Lotbiniere Quebec

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    The Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Natalie Boileau
    Press Secretary
    Cell: 613-697-1845