Government of Canada Helps Boost Demand for Local Produce

Ottawa, Ontario, April 5, 2012 – Member of Parliament Candice Hoeppner (Portage-Lisgar), on behalf of agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Tuesday, April 10 to make an announcement that will benefit a local vegetable production facility and local farmers.

EVENT:
Announcement

DATE:
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

TIME:
10:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Food Development Centre
810 Phillips Street
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
R1N 3J9

For more information:

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

Richard Lavergne
Communications Manager, Manitoba Region
AAFC Communications and Consultations Branch
Office: 204-983-4456
Cell: 204-792-2640