Investing in Ontario Agriculture – Canada.ca

Investing in Ontario Agriculture – Canada.ca

Posted on: June 28, 2018 1:51 pm

June 28, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, will commence the Ontario portion of his Growing Canadian Agriculture tour in St. Ann’s, on July 3, to announce funding towards leading edge technology for the egg sector, with Members of Parliament Chris Bittle (St. Catharines) and Vance Badawey (Niagara Centre). 

Also on July 3rd, the Minister will be in Waterford to make a funding announcement in support of the Canadian ginseng industry.

On July 4th, the Minister will begin his day touring and meeting students and media at Brock University. He will then visit Huebel Grapes Estates Ltd. in Niagara-on-the-Lake to announce funding towards the Canadian wine sector, with Members of Parliament Chris Bittle (St. Catharines) and Vance Badawey (Niagara Centre).    

Event:

Announcement Event

Date:

July 3, 2018

Time:

10:00 am (local time)

Location:

Farm in St. Ann’s, Ontario
Please contact Meghan Burke (below) for directions

Event:

Announcement Event

Date:

July 3, 2018

Time:

2 P.M. (local time)

Location:

Ginseng farm
https://www.google.com/maps/place/42.896387+-80.303050/?entry=im
(Near corner of Concession 11 Townsend and Old Highway 24)
Waterford, Ontario
N0E 1Y0

Event:

Tour and media availability

Date:

July 4, 2018

Time:

9:15 am (local time)

Location:

Inniskillin Hall, Brock University
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catherines, Ontario L2S 3A1

Event:

Announcement Event

Date:

July 4, 2018

Time:

10:45 am (local time)

Location:

Huebel Grapes Estates Ltd.
473 line 3, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario L0S1J0

For more information:

Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
613-773-7972
1-866-345-7972
media.relations@agr.gc.ca
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Meghan Burke
AAFC Ontario – Regional Communications Manager
Office: 226-217-8011
Cellular: 519-831-3550

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