Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 27, 2008 11:34 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding for Dairy Farmers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) - Mike Allen, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be at the annual meeting of the New Brunswick Agricultural Council in Fredericton on March 28, to announce funding for dairy farmers under the Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food (ACAAF) program.

Following the announcement, Mr. Allen will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement
and media availability

DATE: Friday, March 28

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Killarney Lake Rotary Centennial Lodge,
2nd floor meeting room
1600 St. Mary's Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Atlantic
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342