Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 19, 2007 10:08 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Announces Funding to Increase Agricultural Awareness in Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2007) - 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 at the Ontario Federation of Agriculture Annual Meeting and Convention in Toronto today to announce Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food (ACAAF) program funding.

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

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Monday, November 19

TIME: 4:30 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Doubletree International Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
Room: Plaza Ballroom
655 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550