Media Advisory - Ontario hosts conference on world trade in agriculture

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Media Advisory - Ontario hosts conference on world trade in agriculture

TORONTO, Dec. 3 - Ontario will host a conference involving agricultural trade experts and negotiators from around the world on December 6-7, 2004. The "Agriculture Policy Considerations Raised By the World Trade Organization's Doha Round of Negotiations" conference is co-sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. Ontario Minister of Agriculture and Food Steve Peters and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Andy Mitchell will be speaking at the event. DATE: December 6-7, 2004 TIME: Minister Peters is speaking at 8:45 a.m. on December 6, 2004 Minister Mitchell is speaking at noon on December 6, 2004 LOCATION: Doubletree International Plaza Hotel The Plaza B and C 655 Dixon Road Toronto, Ontario Directions: Travelling from the west: Hwy 401 east to Dixon / Martingrove Rd Exit. Take Dixon Rd West. Turn left at lights. Hotel is just past the second stoplight on the left. Travelling from the east: Hwy 401 west to Dixon/Martingrove Rd Exit, up Dixon Rd ramp. Hotel is just past the first stoplight on the left. Additional information on the conference agenda is available at http://www.gov.on.ca/OMAFRA/english/policy/seminar_wto.pdf Disponible en françaisFor further information: Dave McLeod, OMAF Communications, (416) 326-3029, (416) 420-5631 (cell); Gary Struthers, Ontario Federation of Agriculture, (416) 485-3333 ext. 223; Media Relations, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, (613) 759-7972