Harper Government to Support Agricultural Innovation

Ottawa, Ontario, August 21, 2012 – Agriculture Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux will be in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, with Minister of National Resources Gail Shea (Egmont), to make an announcement in support of agricultural innovation.

Event:
Announcement

Date:
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Time:
1 p.m. (local time)

Location:
Lingdale Farm
1711 Glasgow Road
Hunter River –RR3
PEI
C0A 1N0

Directions to location of announcement:
From Charlottetown take Route #2 to Route #7 - turn left at Route #224.
Travel on Route #224 for 12 kms - soybean fields are on the left, opposite "Welcome to New Glasgow" sign.
Civic address #2357.
In the event of rain, contact Wayne Riley (902-628-5342). The event will be held in a barn at Lingdale Farms on Millboro Road off Route# 224 in Wheatley River. (8 kms from Route #7 and Route #224 junction.)

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

Wayne Riley
Regional Communications Manager
AAFC Atlantic Region
Office: 902-566-7314
Cell: 902-628-5342