Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 21, 2008 15:20 ET

Media Advisory: Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce Research Collaboration Agreement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2008) - Merv Tweed, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, the Honourable Rosann Wowchuk, Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, and Martin Unrau, President of Manitoba Cattle Producers Association, will be at the Brandon Research Centre, on February 22, to announce a collaboration agreement for livestock research in Manitoba.

Following the announcement, Mr. Tweed, Minister Wowchuk and Mr. Unrau will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media

DATE: Friday, February 22

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Brandon Research Centre,
Main Conference Room
18th Street North and
Grand Valley Road
Brandon, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    204-983-4456 or Cell: 204-792-2640