Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

April 12, 2007 16:30 ET

Media Advisory: MP James Bezan to Announce Funding for New Flax Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 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 Winnipeg, on Friday, April 13, to announce funding for the Flax Canada 2015 Phase II Project.

Mr. Bezan will be joined by Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Rosann Wowchuk and Vice-Chair of Flax Canada 2015 Inc.
Eric Fridfinnson.

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



EVENT: Address and media availability

DATE: Friday, April 13

TIME: 11 a.m.

LOCATION: Grain Exchange Building
Bergman's on Lombard
6th floor
167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Michelle Snyder
    Communications Strategist
    204-983-0112
    Cell: 204-803-4396
    or
    Province of Manitoba
    Cabinet Communications
    David Leibl
    204-945-1494