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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Make Announcement in Support of Canadian Farmers

Jan 15 2013 12:00AM



WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- On January 16, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will hold a media briefing to make an announcement in support of animal health and the economy.

Minister Ritz and representatives from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be available for a question and answer session with the media following the announcement.

When: January 16, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. (CST)Where: National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease 1015 Arlington Street Winnipeg, MB R3E 3M4

Media are encouraged to arrive by 8:30 a.m. to allow time for security screening. Photo identification is required.

A teleconference number is available for media who are unable to attend. Those on the phone will be able to participate in the question and answer session.

Teleconference phone number: 1-877-413-4814Pass code: 4558998

Media Relations
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Jeff English
Office of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz

Source: Marketwire

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