Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 03, 2012 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Boosts Potato Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2012) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Mike Allen (Tobique-Mactaquac) will be in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Wednesday, August 8 to celebrate the Centennial anniversary of the Potato Research Centre and announce a new investment in the potato industry.

EVENT:
Announcement and tree planting
DATE:
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
TIME:
9:30 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION:
Potato Research Centre
850 Lincoln Road
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 4Z7

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972

    Wayne Riley
    Regional Communications Manager
    AAFC Atlantic Region
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342