Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 18, 2009 17:13 ET

Media Advisory/Government of Canada to Announce Funding for Maritime Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2009) - Gerald Keddy, Member of Parliament for South Shore-St. Margaret's, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Kentville, Nova Scotia, on Thursday, February 19, to announce funding for research into new apple cultivars for Maritime farmers under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Agri-Opportunities Program.

Following the announcement, MP Keddy will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Thursday, February 19

TIME: 1:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre
Cornwallis Room
32 Main Street
Kentville, NS


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Atlantic
    Janet Connor
    Regional Communications Officer
    902-426-2353
    Cell.: 902-802-9727