Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 07, 2010 16:48 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture Bob Bjornerud will hold a news conference following the annual meeting of Ministers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

EVENT:
Ministers Ritz and Bjornerud will speak to media following their discussions about Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector.
 
DATE:
Thursday, July 8, 2010
 
TIME:
News conference - 9:00 a.m.* (local time)
 
LOCATION:
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
612 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
 
CALL IN DETAILS:
North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526
 
Conference ID number to listen to the teleconference in English: 1301586
Conference ID number to listen to the teleconference in French: 6874234

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 8th at 9:30 a.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

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Meagan Murdoch
    Press Secretary
    613-773-1059