Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 11, 2010 12:16 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Investing in Flax Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2010) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar) will be in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Friday, February 12, to make an announcement in support of Canada's flax industry.

Following the announcement, Minister Ritz and MP Block will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, February 12

TIME: 9:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION: University of Saskatchewan
College of Agriculture and Bioresources
3rd Floor - Room 3E21
51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Senior Regional Communications Officer
    Cell: 306-530-7185