MEETING OF FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL MINISTERS OF AGRICULTURE

Ottawa, Ontario, April 19, 2012 –Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will speak to media following the semi-annual meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Agriculture.

EVENT:
News Conference

DATE:
Friday, April 20, 2012

TIME:
News conference – 14:15* (local time)

LOCATION:
Château Cartier Hotel
1170 Chemin Aylmer
Gatineau, QC J9H 7L3

CALL IN DETAILS:
Dial-In number to listen to the teleconference in English: (613) 960-7520 or toll-free (877) 413-4803
Dial-In number to listen to the teleconference in French: (613) 960-7521 or toll-free (877) 413-4804

Media representatives who plan to attend the news conference on-site or by phone are asked to please confirm with AAFC Media Relations at 1-866-345-7972 or mediar@agr.gc.ca by April 19 at 12:00 p.m. (EST)

*Please note the time is subject to change. Only media representatives who have registered in advance with AAFC Media Relations will be notified of potential time changes.

For more information:

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

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