Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 08, 2007 14:38 ET

Media Advisory: MP Lee Richardson to Announce Funding for Equine Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2007) - Lee Richardson, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be at the Spruce Meadows 'National' Tournament in Calgary, on Saturday, June 9, to announce Canadian Agriculture and Food International program funding for Equine Canada, the governing body for equestrian sports in Canada.

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



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Saturday, June 9

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

LOCATION: Meadows Court Building (above media centre)
Spruce Meadows, Tournament Lane
Calgary, Alberta


Parking: Media parking is available in Parking Lot #4 off of the Tournament Lane entrance.

Directions from Calgary: South on Macleod Trail, then turn west on Spruce Meadows Trail (also known as Highway 22X / Marquis of Lorne Trail) and travel approximately 2 kilometres.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Alberta
    Nadia Andersen
    Regional Communications Officer
    Cell: 780-232-5275