Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

July 10, 2007 15:52 ET

Media Advisory: Treasury Board President Vic Toews and Minister Wowchuk to Announce Funding for Manitoba Beef Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 10, 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 Wednesday, July 11, to announce funding to assist Manitoba's cattle industry in implementing Canada's enhanced feed ban. Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Rosann Wowchuk will also take part in the announcement.

Following the announcement, the ministers will be available to speak to media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Wednesday, July 11

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Winnipeg Livestock
Perimeter Highway at Highway 6
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Manitoba
    Michelle Snyder
    Communications Strategist
    Office: 204-983-0112
    Cell: 204-803-4396
    or
    Office of the President of the Treasury Board
    Mike Storeshaw
    Director of Communications
    613-957-2666