Harper Government Invests in the Promotion of Canadian Agriculture

Ottawa, Ontario, November 8, 2012 – Member of Parliament Rob Merrifield will be at Farmfair International in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, November 9 on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to make an announcement that will create new market opportunities for farmers. The Member will highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2’s Innovation and Growth Agenda.

EVENT:
Announcement

DATE:
November 9, 2012

TIME:
10:00am (Local time)

LOCATION:
Edmonton Expo Centre
Hall B
Northlands Park
7515 – 118 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

*** Please note reporters and photographers require media accreditation to enter Farmfair International ***

For more information:

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

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

Heather Holmen
Senior Regional Communications Advisor
AAFC Alberta
Office: 780-495-5524
Cell: 780-232-5275