Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 07, 2009 17:19 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Helps Farmers by Supporting Federal Laboratories in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and for the Canadian Wheat Board and Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, on Saturday, May 9, to make an important announcement relating to Canada's Economic Action Plan and support for Federal Laboratories in Saskatchewan.

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



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Saturday, May 9

TIME: 10:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre
Gate 3 Airport Road
Swift Current, Saskatchewan


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    306-780-5565
    Cell.: 306-530-7185