Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

March 01, 2007 11:36 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Strahl to Visit the Atlantic Region

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 1, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be travelling to the Atlantic region March 2-4.

- On March 2, Minister Strahl will be at the Institute for Nutrisciences and Health in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

- On March 3, Minister Strahl, accompanied by Tobique-Mactaquac MP Mike Allen, will be in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

- On March 4, Minister Strahl will be in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to meet with provincial and municipal elected officials.

The Minister will make announcements in the following two locations and will be available to speak to media.

DATE: Friday, March 2

EVENT: News conference

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

LOCATION: Institute for Nutrisciences and Health
Lecture Theatre
University of Prince Edward Island Campus
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

DATE: Saturday, March 3

EVENT: Announcement

TIME: 1:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: AAFC Potato Research Centre
Main Conference Room
850 Lincoln Road
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Prince Edward Island
    Wayne Riley
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 902-566-7314
    Cell: 902-628-5342