Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 14, 2007 14:46 ET

Media Advisory: MP James Bezan to Announce Funding for Ducks Unlimited Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 14, 2007) - James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Stonewall (10 minutes north of Winnipeg), on Friday, June 15, to announce Advancing Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food funding to Ducks Unlimited Canada for an Ecological Goods and Services pilot project.

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

EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Friday, June 15

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Head Office Located at the end of Highway 67, between
Highways 7 and 8
Stonewall, Manitoba

Directions from Winnipeg: Travel 10 minutes north on Highway 7 or 8 to Highway 67. Follow the signs to the marsh.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 204-983-4456
    Cell: 204-792-2640