Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 19, 2008 10:37 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding for a Biofuels Project

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Dave Van Kesteren, Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Ridgetown (about one hour southwest of London), on Friday, June 20, to announce Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food (ACAAF) program funding for a biofuels project.

Following the announcement, Mr. Van Kesteren will be available to speak to

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, June 20

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
Rudy H. Brown Rural Development Centre, Pioneer Lecture Theatre
120 Main Street East
Ridgetown, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550