Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

December 02, 2009 15:46 ET

Media Advisory: Recognition of the Co-Operative Movement-Minister Blackburn to Announce a Significant Support From Canada at the International Level

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2009) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), Ms Carol Hunter, Executive Director of the Canadian Co-operative Association, and Ms Marthe Hamelin, President of the Conseil canadien de la cooperation et de la mutualite, will be on Parliament Hill on December 3 to make an important announcement regarding the proclamation of an International Year of Co-operatives.

EVENT: Speeches and media availability

DATE: Thursday, December 3

TIME: 1:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION: Charles Lynch Room
Room 130-S
Center Block
Parliament Hill

To obtain temporary accreditation, please contact Collin Lafrance at the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery at

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Sophie Doucet
    Press Secretary
    Mobile: 613-608-3252
    Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
    Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
    Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Natalie Sarafian
    Press Secretary