Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 18, 2007 15:02 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ritz to Announce Funding for Canola Council of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2007) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Regina, on Wednesday, September 19, to announce Canadian Agriculture and Food International program funding for the Canola Council of Canada.

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

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, September 19

TIME: 2:30 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Queensbury Convention Centre, Salon B
1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, Saskatchewan

Media representatives will be able to listen to the Minister's address by calling 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 17627450. No media questions will be taken by phone.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Guy Chartier
    Senior Regional Communications Officer