Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 21, 2008 15:37 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding to Help Develop Rural Leaders of the Future

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be at the Ontario Association of Community Futures Development Corporations annual conference in Stratford, on Tuesday, April 22, to announce funding for a rural leadership project in Ontario.

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



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Tuesday, April 22

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Arden Park Hotel
552 Ontario Street
Stratford, 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