Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 26, 2015 10:30 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government to Highlight Importance of Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18)

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Feb. 26, 2015) - February 27, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will make an announcement regarding the federal Agricultural Growth Act and the UPOV'91 Convention.

When: February 27, at 10:30 a.m. (CST)
Where: Canterra Seeds
1475 Chevrier Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB
R3T 1Y7

There will be a teleconference number for media outside of Winnipeg. Reporters will be able to participate in the question and answer session. Please be prepared to provide your name and affiliation.

Teleconference phone number: 1-877-413-4814

Passcode: 2128222

Participants attending the event are asked to register 15 minutes prior to the briefing with a CFIA Media Relations Officer on site.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600

    Jeff English
    Director of Communications
    Office of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz
    613-773-1059