Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 11, 2011 13:36 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Atlantic Blueberry Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 11, 2011) - Department of Fisheries and Oceans Minister Keith Ashfield, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Minto, New Brunswick on Wednesday, July 13 to announce an investment in research that will benefit the Atlantic blueberry industry.

EVENT: Announcement
DATE: Wednesday, July 13
TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Printz Cove Blueberry Farm
#3748 Route 690
Minto, New Brunswick


  • From Fredericton take Highway 10 East toward Minto and Chipman
  • In Minto, turn right at Tim Hortons onto Union Street for 250 metres
  • Turn right onto Upton Street for 1 Km
  • Turn right onto Evans Road for 4 Kms
  • The road ends at a T junction - turn left
  • Take quick right onto Cottage Lane dirt road - look for red U-pick building.

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario

    Avril Vollenhoven
    Regional Communications Officer
    AAFC Atlantic
    Office: 902-426-2353

    John Morrison
    Regional Communications Officer
    AAFC Atlantic
    Office: 902-566-7308
    Cell: 902-393-7707