Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 12, 2007 09:01 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be participating in the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers of Agriculture in Winnipeg today. The meeting will be co-chaired by Pat Bell, British Columbia Minister of Agriculture and Lands, and hosted by Rosann Wowchuk, Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives. The ministers will be available to speak to the media following the meeting.

To listen to Minister Strahl's address online, please go to the following link: www.agr.gc.ca/audiocasts



EVENT: Media availability with federal, provincial and territorial
agriculture ministers

DATE: Thursday, April 12

TIME: 3:30 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
Terrace Room, 13th floor
288 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Media representatives who wish to attend by teleconference can call 1-800-814-4857 (English participants) or 1-800-594-3790 (French participants).

- Please note the time is subject to change. Media representatives registered in advance with AAFC Media Relations will be notified of any time changes.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Diane Coble-Kendall
    Communications Coordinator
    204-945-3811