Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

November 25, 2011 13:10 ET

Media Advisory: Western Agriculture Ministers Support Marketing Freedom

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2011) - Agriculture Ministers from the Western provinces that produce the bulk of Canadian wheat and barley will join Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to encourage all Members of Parliament to support and pass the Marketing Freedom for Western Grain Act to give Western Canadian grain farmers the marketing freedom that they want and deserve.

There will be a teleconference line available for media from across Canada to participate.

EVENT:
News Conference
DATE:
Monday, November 28
TIME:
11:00 am (local time)
LOCATION:
Press Theatre
National Press Building
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
CALL IN DETAILS:
North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526
Pass code: 1267231
Conference Title: Press conference with Minister Ritz

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972

    Meagan Murdoch
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    613-773-1059