Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada



Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 08, 2012 12:33 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Invests in the Promotion of Canadian Agriculture

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2012) - Member of Parliament Rob Merrifield will be at Farmfair International in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, November 9 on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to make an announcement that will create new market opportunities for farmers. The Member will highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2's Innovation and Growth Agenda.

EVENT: Announcement
DATE: November 9, 2012
TIME: 10:00am (Local time)
LOCATION: Edmonton Expo Centre
Hall B
Northlands Park
7515 - 118 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

*** Please note reporters and photographers require media accreditation to enter Farmfair International ***

Contact Information

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

    Heather Holmen
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    AAFC Alberta
    Office: 780-495-5524
    Cell: 780-232-5275

    Jeff English
    Press Secretary
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    613-773-1059