Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 21, 2009 12:44 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Helps Farmers Find New Uses For Plants and Create New Marketing Opportunities

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 21, 2009) - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture Pierre Lemieux will be in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on Friday, May 22, to announce funding under the Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program to help farmers access new market opportunities and get better prices for their crops.

EVENT: Speech, photo opportunity and media availability

DATE: Friday, May 22

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Lecture Theatre
Regis and Joan Duffy Research Centre
University of PEI
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC, Atlantic
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342