Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to Discuss Trade Mission to Russia and Kazakhstan

Ottawa, Ontario, May 22, 2013 - On Thursday, May 23, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be available to speak to media via teleconference about his agriculture trade mission to Russia and Kazakhstan.

Agriculture Minister of Alberta, Verlyn Olson, Dr. David Chalack, Chairman of the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA), and Bryon Templeton, Immediate Past President of the Canadian Beef Breeds Council will also be available to speak to media on the call.

EVENT:
Media call back

DATE:
Thursday, May 23

TIME:
10:30 a.m. (Ottawa time)
08:30 p.m. (Astana, Kazakhstan time)

CALL-IN DETAILS:
North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526
PassCode: 6172622
Conference Title: Minister Ritz's mission to Russia and Kazakhstan

For more information:

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

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