Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia Announce Support for Agricultural Innovation in Nova Scotia

Ottawa, Ontario, August 7, 2012 – Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Member of Parliament Greg Kerr (West Nova) and Nova Scotia Agriculture Minister John MacDonell will be at West Nova Agro-Commodities in Lawrencetown, on Thursday, August 9, to make an announcement to support an innovative, diversified agricultural sector in Nova Scotia.

EVENT:
Announcement

DATE:
August 9, 2012

TIME:
2:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
West Nova Agro-Commodities
351 Elliot Rd
Lawrencetown, NS B0S 1M0

For more information:

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

Avril Vollenhoven
Regional Communications Officer
AAFC Nova Scotia Office
902-426-2353
Cell: 902-802-4612

Adèle Poirier
Communications Advisor
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
902-424-8258
poiriea@gov.ns.ca

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