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.

Speech and announcementt

Friday, December 7

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

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

Jeff English
Press Secretary
The Office of the Honourable
Gerry Ritz