Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 18, 2011 11:48 ET

Media Advisory: Support for Livestock Producers to Be Announced

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2011) - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will join with Provincial Ministers next week to announce funding for livestock producers. Minister Ritz will join Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Jack Hayden in Grande Prairie, AB on Monday, February 21, and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud on Tuesday, February 22 in Saskatoon, SK to make these announcements. 

ALBERTA  
   
EVENT: Announcement and media availability
   
DATE: Monday February 21, 2011
   
TIME: 2:00 p.m. (local time)
   
LOCATION: Evergreen Park
  Old Timers Cabin
  3.5 km South of Grande Prairie on Resources Road
  Grande Prairie, Alberta
   
   
   
SASKATCHEWAN  
   
EVENT: Announcement and media availability
   
DATE: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
   
TIME: 9:30 a.m.(local time)
   
LOCATION: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  Saskatoon Research Centre
  107 Science Place
  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Alberta
    Heather Holmen
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 780-495-5524
    Cell: 780-232-5275
    or
    AAFC Saskatchewan
    Jan Cote
    Regional Communications Officer
    Office: 306-780-7076
    Cell: 306-529-7181