Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 26, 2009 18:14 ET

Media Advisory/Government of Canada to Make Announcement for Atlantic Lobster Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2009) - Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, on Friday, February 27, to announce a new federal investment for the Atlantic lobster industry.

Gerald Keddy, Member of Parliament for South Shore-St-Margaret's, and Nova Scotia Provincial Minister of Health and Acadian Affairs Chris D'Entremont, will also be in attendance.

Following the announcement, MPs Kerr and Keddy and Minister D'Entremont will be available to speak to the media.

EVENT: Announcement and news conference

DATE: Friday, February 27

TIME: 3:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Yarmouth Wharf
78 Water Street
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Atlantic
    Janet Connor
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell.: 902-802-9727