Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 15, 2007 14:43 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be co-chairing the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers of Agriculture in Toronto on November 17.

The meeting will be co-chaired by Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard and hosted by Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Leona Dombrowsky. Ministers will be available to speak to media following their meeting.



EVENT: Media availability with federal, provincial and territorial
Agriculture ministers.

DATE: Saturday, November 17

TIME: 1:30 p.m.(i) (local time)

LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Don Valley
Commonwealth Ballroom East
1250 Eglinton Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario


Media representatives who plan to attend the press conference on-site, please confirm with AAFC media relations at 1-866-345-7972 or mediar@agr.gc.ca by Friday, November 16.

Accredited media representatives who wish to participate by teleconference can call 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 23602415.

(i)Please note the time is subject to change. Media representatives 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
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    The Office of the Quebec Minister of Agriculture,
    Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ)
    Jack Roy
    Press Secretary
    418-380-2525
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Patrick McCloskey
    Press Secretary
    613-759-1059