Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

Ottawa, Ontario, September 13, 2012 – Meeting co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Yukon Minister Brad Cathers, will speak to media following the 2012 federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers Meeting. Immediately following the news conference, federal officials will answer technical questions on the new agriculture framework.

EVENT:
News Conference

DATE:
Friday, September 14, 2012

TIME:
11:00 (local time)

LOCATION:
Westmark Whitehorse Hotel & Conference Center
201 Wood Street
Whitehorse, Yukon Territories, Y1A 2E4

DETAILS
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 September 14 at 12:00 p.m. (EDT). Dial-in numbers and passcode will be sent by email to registered participants.

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