Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 15, 2009 14:29 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Helps Farmers by Investing in Irrigation Infrastructure

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 15, 2009) - Dave Van Kesteren, Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Leamington, Ontario, on Thursday, April 16, to announce funding for an irrigation infrastructure project under the Canada-Ontario Water Supply Expansion Program (COWSEP).

Following the announcement, MP Van Kesteren will be available to speak to media.



EVENT:
Announcement, photo opportunity and media availability

DATE:
Thursday, April 16

TIME:
2:55 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Erie Shores Golf and Country Club
305 Robson Road
Leamington, Ontario

(i)Appropriate outdoor footwear is recommended.


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    519-837-5842
    Cell.: 519-831-3550