Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 12, 2007 17:12 ET

Media Advisory/Ministers Strahl and Bell to Announce Funding for B.C. Tree Fruit and Grape Industries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, and British Columbia Minister of Agriculture and Lands Pat Bell, will be in Kelowna on Friday, July 13, to announce federal-provincial funding to assist British Columbia's tree fruit and grape industries. The Ministers will be available to speak to media following the announcement.

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, July 13

TIME: 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Kelowna Land and Orchard
3002 Dunster Road
Kelowna, British Columbia

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC British Columbia
    Tamara Leigh
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Cell: 778-828-2501
    B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
    Liz Bicknell
    Communications Director
    Cell: 250-213-3072