Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 09, 2010 14:13 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Promotes Canadian Food to the World at the Calgary Stampede

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 9, 2010) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, along with a selection of Canada's top chefs, will be in Calgary, Alberta, on Wednesday, July 14, to promote the safe, delicious and high-quality foods that Canadian farmers produce by preparing a breakfast feast for domestic and international media.

Minister Ritz will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Breakfast reception
   
DATE: Wednesday, July 14
   
TIME: Welcome Barbecue is at 7:30 a.m. (local time)
   
  Breakfast Reception is from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (local time)
   
LOCATION:   BMO Centre, Arabian Room
  20 Roundup Way SE
  Calgary, Alberta
   
RSVP: Please RSVP to: savourcanada@agr.gc.ca

ACCREDITATION:

Media will need to be accredited through the Calgary Stampede Media Relations Office. Please visit http://news.calgarystampede.com/Media-esources/Accreditation/default.aspx for more information on how become accredited.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Meagan Murdoch
    Press Secretary
    613-773-1059