Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 12, 2008 17:04 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding to Help Canadian Pork Producers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be at the Ontario Pork Congress Kick-Off Gala in Stratford, on Friday, June 13, to announce Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food (ACAAF) program funding to help Canadian pork producers.

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

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, June 13

TIME: 8:15 p.m.

LOCATION: River Garden Inn
10 Romeo Street North
Stratford, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell: 519-831-3550