Harper Government Invests in Manitoba Food Processing Sector

Ottawa, Ontario, January 15, 2013 – Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and MP Merv Tweed (Brandon-Souris) will be at the Manitoba Ag Days Show in Brandon, Manitoba on Wednesday, January 16, to make an announcement in support of the food processing industry and highlight the benefits of Growing Forward 2.

EVENT: Announcement

DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

TIME: 12:30 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Keystone Centre
Theatre at South West End of Arena
#1 1175 18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 7C5

For more information:

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

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

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