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Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

January 03, 2008 14:39 ET

Public Consultations: Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Management Plan

TADOUSSAC, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 3, 2008) - The public is invited to participate in the process of public consultations for the review of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park management plan. The goals of the consultations are to inform the public of the challenges faced by the marine park, to exchange ideas and opinions, and to collect comments.

All interested people and groups can obtain the consultation document by writing to, or by calling 418-235-4703 extension 259 or 418-272-1509 extension 221. The document is also available at The document presents the main topics pertaining to the review of the management plan. It describes the work carried out over the past few years, and sheds light on how the marine park plans to overcome challenges during the coming years.

Information and discussion meetings will be held in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and in the evening from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. They will take place in the following municipalities:

- Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at the Complexe sportif de Riviere-Malbaie, 65 Girard Street, La Malbaie;

- Thursday, January 31, 2008, at Hotel Levesque, 171 Fraser Street, Riviere-du-Loup;

- Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at the Vieux-Theatre, 300 De la Grande-Baie Nord Blvd., Saguenay (La Baie borough);

- Thursday, February 7, 2008, at the Salle multifonctionnelle, 23 Forestiere Road, Les Escoumins.

In case of a storm, meetings would be postponed during the week of February 18, 2008.

Following a presentation of the main issues, proposed actions and zoning plan, residents and organization representatives will have the opportunity to ask questions and share their opinions on the marine park's future. Until March 21, 2008, they may also send a paper or comments to or to one of the following addresses:

Public Consultations Public Consultations
Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park
182 De l'Eglise Street P. 0. Box 220 91 Notre-Dame Street
Tadoussac, Quebec G0T 2A0 Riviere-Eternite, Quebec G0V 1P0

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Jacques Major
    Communications Advisor
    Quebec Service Centre
    Ministere du Developpement durable,
    de l'Environnement et des Parcs
    Serge Labrecque
    Conseiller en communication
    418-521-3823 extension 4163