Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 07, 2007 16:27 ET

Media Advisory: Treasury Board President Vic Toews to Announce Funding for Renewable Energy Production in Manitoba

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - The Honourable Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Winnipeg, on Friday, June 8, to announce funding for renewable energy production in Manitoba under the Biofuels Opportunities for Producers Initiative.

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



EVENT: Announcement and media
availability

DATE: Friday, June 8

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Manitoba Rural Adaptation
Council Office
700 - One Research Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Richard Lavergne
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 204-983-4456
    Cell: 204-792-2640
    or
    Office of the President of the Treasury Board
    Mike Storeshaw
    Director of Communications
    613-957-2666