Media Technical Briefing on Business Risk Management and Non-Business Risk Management Programs for the Agriculture Sector

Ottawa, Ontario, August 28, 2012 – In advance of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Minister's Meeting, media are invited to attend a technical overview of existing policy and programs for the Canadian agricultural sector. The briefing will only cover programs under the current federal/provincial/territorial Growing Forward agreement.

EVENT:
Media Technical Briefing*

DATE:
Thursday, August 30, 2012

TIME:
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
In Person: Government of Canada Conference Centre
2 Rideau Street, Ottawa ON, Gatineau Room
By Phone: See below for teleconference details

DETAILS:
* Media representatives who plan to attend the briefing on-site or by phone are asked to confirm with AAFC Media Relations at 1-866-345-7972 or mediar@agr.gc.ca. Participants must register by no later than 9:00 a.m. (Ottawa time) on Thursday, August 30. Dial-in numbers and passcode, as well as a copy of the presentation, will be sent by email to registered participants 30 minutes prior to the start of the briefing.

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