Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 11, 2011 12:33 ET

Media Advisory: The Government of Canada Follows Up On His Commitment to Young and Beginning Farmers

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State for Agriculture, will attend the banquet of the Canadian Young Farmers' Forum Annual General Meeting and present the conclusions of the first National Future Farmers Network. He will also reaffirm his commitment to young farmers by announcing the continuation of the dialogue begun at the National network through a practical and innovative tool.

EVENT: Speech and media availability
   
DATE: Sunday, February 13, 2011
   
TIME: 7:40 p.m.
   
LOCATION: Fairmont Hotel
  East Ballroom
  2 Lombard Place
  Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    Celine Falardeau
    Senior Advisor, Communications
    613-773-1088