Parliamentary Secretary Drouin to tour Greenfield Global in Edmonton, Alberta

Media advisory

January 23, 2023 – Edmonton, AB – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 

Media are invited to join the Parliamentary Secretary to the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Francis Drouin, to tour the laboratory sponsored by Greenfield Global at the University of Alberta. 

Greenfield received funding of nearly $2 million in May 2022 under the Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) program to develop new clean technologies to convert agricultural waste into renewable diesel fuel. Greenfield is collaborating closely with scientists from the University of Alberta.

Media are invited to ask questions and take photos/videos of laboratory equipment throughout the tour. 

Date 

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 

Time

2:00 to 2:45 pm (MT) 

Location 

University of Alberta, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering building
9211- 116 St
Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9
Room CME-5132

Notes for media

Closed-toe shoes are required.

Please note: Local COVID-19 health directives must be adhered to at all times. 

Contacts

For media:

Media Relations 
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario 
1-866-345-7972 
aafc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.aac@agr.gc.ca 
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