Government of Canada Delivers on Slaughter Improvement Program

Ottawa, Ontario, October 27, 2009 - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture) will be at the Hôtel Gouverneur Îsle Charron in Longueuil, Québec, on Tuesday, October 27, to make an important announcement for Eastern Canada's red meat producers.

Michel Dessureault, President of the Fédération des producteurs de bovins du Québec, will also be in attendance.

Following the announcement, Minister Blackburn will be available to speak to media.

Event:
Announcement and media availability

Date:
Tuesday, October 27

Time:
9:00 a.m. (local time)

Location:
Hôtel Gouverneur
Îsle Charron Montréal 2405, Île Charron
Longueuil, Québec

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Relations avec les médias
Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada
Ottawa (Ontario)
613-773-7972
1-866-345-7972

Sophie Doucet
Press Secretary
The Office of the Honourable
Jean-Pierre Blackburn
613-608-3252