Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 21, 2008 13:18 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding for Value Chain Management Centre in Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2008) - Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Guelph, on February 22, to announce funding for the Value Chain Management Centre to help farmers develop new market opportunities.

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



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, February 22

TIME: 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Ontario AgriCentre
Suite 103
100 Stone Road West
Guelph, 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