Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 15, 2012 09:11 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Invests in Canada's Wild Blueberry Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2012) - Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong, (Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be at the opening ceremonies for the Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting at the Glengarry Convention Centre in Truro, Nova Scotia, Friday, November 16, to announce an investment in support of Canada's wild blueberry industry that will increase its international competitiveness. The Member will highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2's Innovation and Growth Agenda.

EVENT: Announcement
DATE: Friday, November 16, 2012
TIME: 9:30 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Best Western - Glengarry Convention Centre
150 Willow Street
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 4Z6

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario

    Jeff English
    Press Secretary
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz

    Avril Vollenhoven
    Regional Communications Officer
    AAFC Nova Scotia Office
    Office: 902-426-2353
    Cell: 902-802-4612