Minister Ritz Addresses the Alberta Barley Commission and Makes Federal Growing Forward 2 Announcement

Ottawa, Ontario, December 6, 2012 – Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be in Banff, Alberta, on December 7, to address delegates as part of a Market Development Seminar during the Alberta Barley Commission's 2012 Annual General Meeting. Minister Ritz will also make an important announcement regarding the federal strategic initiatives of Growing Forward 2.

EVENT:
Speech and announcementt

DATE:
Friday, December 7

TIME: 9:00 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Banff Park Lodge
Castle-Assiniboine Room,
2nd floor of hotel
222 Lynx Street
Banff, AB T1L 1K5

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
jeffrey.english@agr.gc.ca