Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 17, 2008 12:16 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 17, 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 Friday, April 18, 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: Friday, April 18

TIME: 10:00 a.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
    Office: 519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550