Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 17, 2009 16:57 ET

Media Advisory/Government of Canada to Make Announcement for Atlantic Potato Research

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2009) - Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, and Mike Allen, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on Wednesday, February 18, to announce a federal investment in potato industry research that will increase the economic potential of the potato crop.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, February 18

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

LOCATION: Main conference room in the Potato Research Centre
850 Lincoln Road
Fredericton, New Brunswick


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
    902-566-7314
    Cell.: 902-628-5342