Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 07, 2005 17:21 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Andy Mitchell Will Make Two Announcements During His Visit to Quebec

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 7, 2005) - During a visit to Quebec on September 8 and 9, the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Andy Mitchell, will make two major federal-provincial announcements resulting from the implementation in Quebec of the Agricultural Policy Framework.

In the morning, Mr. Mitchell, accompanied by the provincial MNA for Rouyn-Noranda-Temiscamingue and Parliamentary Assistant to the Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Daniel Bernard, will announce major investments in scientific progress and innovation in the dairy and maple products industries.

Date: Friday September 9, 2005
Time: 10:15 am
Place: Handfield Inn
555 Richelieu, Saint-Marc-sur-Richelieu
Phone: 450-584-2226 Fax: 450-584-3650

In the afternoon, Mr. Mitchell will join the Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, the provincial MNA for Rouyn-Noranda-Temiscamingue, Daniel Bernard, and the Vice-Chair of the Conseil pour le developpement de l'agriculture du Quebec and President of the Federation regionale de l'UPA de Centre du Quebec, Denis Bilodeau, to announce the National Water Supply Expansion Program.

Date: Friday, September 9, 2005
Time: 1:45 pm
Place: InterContinental Hotel Montreal
Saint-Gabriel Room
360 Saint-Antoine St. West
Phone: (514) 987-9900 Fax: (514) 847-8550

Contact Information

  • Minister Mitchell's office
    Matthew Tolley
    Press Secretary
    (613) 759-1059
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Media Relations
    (613) 759-7972 or 1 (866) 345-7972