Media advisory - Minister Peters to sign Agricultural Policy Framework today

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Media advisory - Minister Peters to sign Agricultural Policy Framework today

OTTAWA, Dec. 11 - Ontario Minister of Agriculture and Food Steve Peters and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Lyle Vanclief will be signing a multi-million dollar agreement to implement the Agricultural Policy Framework (APF) today. The APF, endorsed by federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture in 2001, brings together five key elements - business risk management, environment, food safety and quality, renewal and science and innovation in a single platform. Location: National Press Theatre 150 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario Date: December 11, 2003 Time: 2:00 p.m. Reporters wishing to join the news conference via telephone can call 1-888-265-0464 and quote reservation number 1359159. Please call in no later than 1:55 p.m. www.omaf.gov.on.caFor further information: Adele Pelland, OMAF, (416) 326-3077