Agriculture and International Trade Ministers to deliver significant positive news for Canadian livestock producers

Ottawa, Ontario, November 17, 2011 - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast will be in Airdrie, Alberta, on Friday, November 18 to deliver significant positive news for Canadian livestock producers.

Representatives from the Canadian Cattlemen Association (CCA), the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) and the Canadian Meat Council (CMC) will also be in attendance.

There will be a teleconference line available for media from across Canada to participate.

Event:
News conference and photo opportunity

Date:
Friday, November 18

Time:
09:30 a.m. (local time)

Location:
Soderglen Ranches
280023, RR 14
Airdrie, AB

Directions from Calgary:

  • Take Hwy 2 north towards Airdrie
  • Exit west onto Hwy 567 and head 6.2 km
  • Turn right (north) on RR 14 and go 6.2 km
  • Soderglen Ranches is the fifth house located on the west side of the road.

Call in Details:
North American Dial-In: 1-877-413-4814
International/Local Dial-In: +1-613-960-7526
PassCode: 8222430
Conference Title: News conference with Ministers Ritz and Fast

For more information:

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

Heather Holmen
Senior Regional Communications Advisor
AAFC Alberta
Office: 780-495-5524
Cell: 780-232-5275

Rudy Husny
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-7332

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000
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