Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 07, 2009 16:41 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Helps Farmers by Supporting Federal Laboratories in Prince Edward Island

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Gail Shea, Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island and federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will make an important announcement relating to Canada's Economic Action Plan and support for Federal Laboratories in P.E.I.

Following the announcement, Ministers Ritz and Shea will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement, photo opportunity and media availability

DATE: Saturday, May 9

TIME: 10 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Crops and Livestock Research Centre (i)
440 University Avenue
Charlottetown, P.E.I.


(i) Directions: enter experimental farm at Mt Edward Road entrance. Turn right at STOP sign. Go up the hill. The greenhouses are on the left. The announcement will take place in the middle greenhouse.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Atlantic
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342