Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 05, 2012 16:31 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Helps Boost Demand for Local Produce

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 5, 2012) - Member of Parliament Candice Hoeppner (Portage-Lisgar), on behalf of agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Tuesday, April 10 to make an announcement that will benefit a local vegetable production facility and local farmers.

EVENT: Announcement
DATE: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Food Development Centre
810 Phillips Street
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
R1N 3J9

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972

    Richard Lavergne
    Communications Manager, Manitoba Region
    AAFC Communications and Consultations Branch
    204-983-4456
    Cell: 204-792-2640