Government of Canada Investing in Malting Barley Industry

Ottawa, Ontario, December 16, 2009 - Member of Parliament James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Thursday, December 17, to make an announcement in support of the Canadian malting barley industry.

Following the announcement, MP Bezan will be available to speak to media.

Event:
Announcement and media availability

Date:
Thursday, December 17

Time:
1:00 p.m. (local time)

Location:
Canadian Grain Commission
303 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

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
Office: 204-983-4456
Cell: 204-792-2640