Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 07, 2011 12:10 ET

Media Advisory: Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 7, 2011) - Co-chairs, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Michael Olscamp, will speak to media following the annual meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture.

EVENT: News Conference.
DATE: Friday, July 8, 2011
TIME: News conference – 12:30 p.m.* (local time)
LOCATION: Hotel Fairmont Algonquin
Van Horne Ballroom
184 Adolphus Street
St. Andrews by-the-Sea
New Brunswick
CALL IN DETAILS: Dial-In number to listen to the teleconference in English: (613) 960-7520 or toll-free (877) 413-4803
Dial-In number to listen to the teleconference in French: (613) 960-7521 or toll-free (877) 413-4804

Media representatives who plan to attend the news conference on-site or by phone are asked to please confirm with AAFC Media Relations at 1-866-345-7972 or mediar@agr.gc.ca by July 7 at 3:00 p.m. (EST)

*Please note the time is subject to change. Only media representatives who have registered in advance with AAFC Media Relations will be notified of potential time changes.

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