Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 28, 2012 17:08 ET

Media Advisory: Media Technical Briefing on Business Risk Management and Non-Business Risk Management Programs for the Agriculture Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 28, 2012) - In advance of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Minister's Meeting, media are invited to attend a technical overview of existing policy and programs for the Canadian agricultural sector. The briefing will only cover programs under the current federal/provincial/territorial Growing Forward agreement.

EVENT:
Media Technical Briefing*
DATE:
Thursday, August 30, 2012
TIME:
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (local time)
LOCATION:
In Person: Government of Canada Conference Centre
2 Rideau Street, Ottawa ON, Gatineau Room
By Phone: See below for teleconference details
DETAILS:
* Media representatives who plan to attend the briefing on-site or by phone are asked to confirm with AAFC Media Relations at 1-866-345-7972 or mediar@agr.gc.ca. Participants must register by no later than 9:00 a.m. (Ottawa time) on Thursday, August 30. Dial-in numbers and passcode, as well as a copy of the presentation, will be sent by email to registered participants 30 minutes prior to the start of the briefing.

Contact Information

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

    Meagan Murdoch
    Director of Communications
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    613-773-1059