Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

July 29, 2011 15:45 ET

Announcement of Federal Funding for Innovative Aquaculture Projects in B.C.

DEEP BAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 29, 2011) - Parliamentary Secretary Randy Kamp, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce federal funding to boost productivity, innovation and environmental performance in Canada's aquaculture industry. Photo opportunities are available for media.

Media are invited to attend the news conference:

Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Local Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: 370 Crome Point Road
Deep Bay Field Station
Centre for Shellfish Research, Vancouver Island University
Deep Bay, B.C.


Teleconference number for media unable to attend in person:
Password: DFO AIMAP Announcement (moderator—Tom Robbins)

Accredited media will be asked to register with the teleconference moderator 10 minutes prior to the start of the press conference.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region
    Tom Robbins
    Communications Advisor
    604-666-7120 or C: 604-809-6346

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Office of the Minister
    Barbara Mottram
    Press Secretary