Harper Government to Speak Following World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body Ruling on Country of Origin Labelling

Ottawa, Ontario, June 28, 2012 – Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Parliamentary Secretary Gerald Keddy will be in Dundurn, Saskatchewan, on Friday, June 29, to deliver important news for Canadian livestock producers.

Representatives from the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) and the Canadian Meat Council (CMC) will also be in attendance.

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

EVENT:
News conference

DATE:
Friday, June 29

TIME:
10:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Wilbar Farms
Dundurn, Saskatchewan
(about 40 km from Saskatoon)

Directions:
From the Dundurn intersection on Highway 11, go one mile east, then one mile north and then one mile east.
The Wilbar Farms is the second yard on the north side of the road.

CALL IN DETAILS:
North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526
PassCode: 9907546
Conference Title: News conference with Minister Ritz and Parliamentary Secretary Keddy

For more information:

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

Jan Cote
Regional Communications Advisor
AAFC Saskatchewan
Cell: 1-306-529-7181

Jeff English
Press Secretary
The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
613-773-1059