Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 06, 2011 16:46 ET

Media Advisory: Opening Ceremony of the Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2011) - On Wednesday, September 7, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Australian Minister for Trade Craig Emerson will kick off the 36th Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting in Saskatoon.

Over 150 participants from more than 25 countries are expected to gather from September 7-9, with the objective of helping to foster a better agricultural trading system.

Media are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to the event to get an ID badge in the Spadina Room (Media Room) located on the Mezzanine floor of the hotel. From there they will be escorted to the plenary room.

EVENT: Opening Remarks
DATE: Wednesday, September 7
TIME: 05:30 pm (local time)
LOCATION: Delta Bessborough Hotel
601 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972

    George Bentley
    Manager, AAFC Media Relations
    Cell phone: 613-793-2366