Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 17, 2011 10:01 ET

Media Advisory: Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest in Future of Farm Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2011) - Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue and Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be in St. John's (NL) on August 18 to make an announcement in support of the future of the agriculture and agri-food industry in the province.

EVENT: Announcement
DATE: August 18, 2011
TIME: 11:00 AM (local time)
LOCATION: Atlantic Cool Climate Crop Research Centre
308 Brookfield Road
St. John's, NL

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