Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 21, 2011 12:31 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Contributes to the Development of the Canadian Food Processing Sector and Encourages Consumers to Eat Canadian

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2011) - Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) Jean-Pierre Blackburn will be in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Monday, January 24, to present, in the presence of industry partners, an Industry-Government Action Plan to promote the development of the the food processing sector. While there, he will also announce the launch of a grocery store pilot project intended to encourage consumers to eat Canadian.

EVENT: Announcement and Photo Op
   
DATE: Monday, January 24
   
TIME: 9:00 a.m. (local time)
   
LOCATION: Stong's Market Ltd.
  4560 Dunbar Street
  Vancouver, British Columbia V6S 2G6

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State
    (Agriculture)
    Celine Falardeau
    Senior Policy Advisor
    Cell: 613-302-5511