Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 28, 2008 15:11 ET

Media Advisory : Government of Canada To Announce Funding for Quebec Tree Fruit and Grape Industries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly on February 29 to announce the allocation of federal funds to assist the Quebec tree fruit and grape industries.

Mr. Gourde will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, February 29

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Cidrerie et Vergers a l'Oree du Bois
3161 Marie-Victorin Road
Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    Regional Communications Officer
    Manon Lavoie
    AAC, Quebec
    Office: 418-648-3765
    Cell: 418-454-0574