Government of Canada Invests in Canada’s Food and Beverage Processing Sector

Ottawa, Ontario, December 19, 2012 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture), will be in Plessisville, Quebec, on Thursday, December 20, to make an announcement in support of Canada’s food and beverage processing sector. The Minister will highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2’s Innovation and Growth Agenda.

EVENT:
Announcement

DATE:
December 20, 2012

TIME: 10:30 a.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Citadelle, maple syrup producers' cooperative
2100 St-Laurent, C.P. 310
Plessisville, Quebec
G6L 2Y8

For more information:

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

Dominique Richer
Regional Communications Manager
AAFC Quebec
Office: 418-648-7157
Cell: 418-997-4625

Margaux Stastny
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of State (Agriculture)
613-995-9001