Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 15, 2006 13:00 ET

DFO: Minister Hearn Issues Statement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 15, 2006) - The Honourable Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, issued the following statement today:

On March 31, 2006, I made a statement suggesting that individuals had been arrested and charged in relation to their observation of the seal hunt. Arrests had indeed been made, but I have since learned that no charges were laid. I apologize for suggesting that charges had been laid.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Steve Outhouse, Director of Communications
    (613) 992-3474