Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 29, 2008 11:51 ET

Media Advisory/Update: Minister Ritz to Make an Announcement on Marketing Choice

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 29, 2008) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will hold a news conference in Regina today to make an announcement on marketing choice for barley producers. Minister Ritz will be available to speak to media.

Following this announcement, Minister Ritz will hold a media teleconference. Media representatives who wish to participate can call 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 37593291.

EVENT: News conference and teleconference

DATE: Friday, February 29

TIME: News Conference at 2:00 p.m.
Teleconference at 3:00 p.m.
(local time)

LOCATION: The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
Front steps of the Legislative Building
2405 Legislative Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan

Contact Information

  • The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Margaux Stastny
    Press Secretary