Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

May 20, 2010 17:15 ET

Media Advisory: Governments of Canada and Manitoba Invest in the Flax Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) - The Honourable Stan Struthers, Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives and Member of Parliament, Candice Hoeppner, (Portage-Lisgar) on behalf of federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Carman, Manitoba on Friday, May 21 to announce an investment in the Manitoba flax industry.

EVENT: Announcement
   
DATE: Friday, May 21
   
TIME: 10:00 a.m. (local time)
   
LOCATION: Road 22 east of Carman and south off Highway 3
  Map provided

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Regional Communications Manager
    Office: 204-983-4456
    Cell: 204-792-2640