Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

January 15, 2013 14:10 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Invests in Manitoba Food Processing Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2013) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and MP Merv Tweed (Brandon-Souris) will be at the Manitoba Ag Days Show in Brandon, Manitoba on Wednesday, January 16, to make an announcement in support of the food processing industry and highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2.

EVENT: Announcement
DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
TIME: 12:30 p.m. (local time)
LOCATION: Keystone Centre
Theatre at South West End of Arena
#1 1175 18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 7C5

Contact Information

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

    Richard Lavergne
    Regional Communications Manager
    AAFC Manitoba and Saskatchewan Region
    Office: 204-983-4456
    Cell: 204-792-2640

    Jeff English
    Press Secretary
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz