Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 12, 2011 13:09 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Strongly Encourages Consumers to Eat Canadian

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 12, 2011) - Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) Jean-Pierre Blackburn will be in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, January 13, to present the final results of an in-store pilot promotion in one of the city's grocery stores. He will also announce two additional projects in Newfoundland and British Columbia promoting Canadian foods.

EVENT: Announcement and Photo Op
DATE: Thursday, January 13
TIME: 9:00 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Country Grocer
  729 Ridgewood Avenue
  Ottawa, ON K1V 6M8

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State
    Celine Falardeau
    Senior Policy Advisor
    Cell: 613-302-5511