Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 20, 2007 13:28 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ritz to Announce Funding for Canada Beef Export Federation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Calgary, on September 21, to announce Canadian Agriculture and Food International program funding for the Canada Beef Export Federation.

Following the announcement, Mr. Ritz will be available to speak to media.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, September 21

TIME: 3:15 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Westin Calgary
Eau Claire North/South Room
320 4th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta

Media representatives will be able to listen to the Minister's address by calling 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 17651682. No media questions will be taken by phone.

Media must call at least five minutes before the media conference begins.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Alberta
    Nadia Andersen
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 780-495-4115
    Cell: 780-232-5275