Harper Government Invests in the Canadian Pulse Industry

Ottawa, Ontario, November 9, 2012 – Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South) will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Tuesday, November 13 to make an announcement in support of Canada’s pulse farmers and highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2’s Innovation and Growth Agenda.

EVENT:
Announcement

DATE:
November 13, 2012

TIME:
10:30am (Local time)

LOCATION:
Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
2nd Floor Lounge
196 Innovation Drive,
SmartPark, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB

For more information:

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

Richard Lavergne
Manitoba Regional Communications Manager
AAFC Manitoba
Office: 204-983-4456
Cell: 204 792-2640

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