Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 07, 2008 15:11 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding for Alternative Fuels in Southwestern Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 7, 2008) - Dave Van Kesteren, Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Port Lambton, on Saturday, March 8, to announce funding for projects under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative (BOPI) in Southwestern Ontario.

Following the announcement, Mr. Van Kesteren will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement
and media availability

DATE: Saturday, March 8

TIME: 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Farm of Jim and Lisa Highfield
449 Holt Line (Southwest corner of Holt Line and Hwy 40)
Port Lambton, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550