Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

January 24, 2007 15:16 ET

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay and Minister Hearn to Announce Canada's New Ambassador for Fisheries Conservation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 24, 2007) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Honourable Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce the appointment of Canada's Ambassador for Fisheries Conservation at 09:00 EST on January 25, 2007. The new Ambassador will also attend the event.



Date: Thursday, January 25, 2007

Time: 09:00 a.m. EST / 10:30 a.m. NST

Location: Room 130-S, Centre Block
Parliament Hill


Members of the media are invited to participate in person or by telephone. Media participating by telephone are advised to contact Marie-Eve Higo at (613) 993-1512 at least one (1) hour before the scheduled event on January 25 to obtain the dial-in number and passcode.

Photos of this event will be posted on-line at www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca and www.overfishing.gc.ca by 11:00 EST.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Phil Jenkins
    Media Relations
    613-993-5413