Growing Forward 2 investments in P.E.I. agriculture

Ottawa, Ontario, April 18, 2013 - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will join Prince Edward Island Minister of Agriculture and Forestry George Webster in announcing a five-year investment in Prince Edward Island’s agricultural sector through Growing Forward 2.

EVENT: Announcement

DATE: Friday, April 19

TIME: 2:15pm (local time)

Mark & Sally Bernard
1494 Cairns Rd
Freetown, PEI,
C0B 1L0
Cell: 902 439 1182

From Charlottetown take Route#2 west for 40 minutes, turn left at Route #8, travel about ten minutes on Route #8 and turn right at Cairns Road (Route #110). The farm is a couple of minutes along Route #110 on the left at Route#108 intersection.

For more information:

Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

Wayne Riley
Senior Atlantic Communications Officer
Office: 902 370- 1417
Cell: 902 628-5342