Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 20, 2005 13:30 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Announcement on Results of the Atlantic Harp Seal Population Survey

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 20, 2005) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will hold a teleconference for media regarding the recently peer-reviewed results of the harp seal population survey.

DFO Science officials will be available in person and via teleconference to take questions from media on this announcement. The media briefing will be held at the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Media wishing to attend in person are asked to bring photo identification.

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m. NDT (9:30 a.m. EDT)

Location: Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre,
St. John, Newfoundland and Labrador

Media in Canada and the U.S. can join the teleconference call by dialing 1-877-323-2091 and providing the operator with Reservation No. T568826F. International media can participate by dialing (416) 695-9702 and providing operator with Reservation No. T568826F.

We ask that all media be on-line before 11:00 a.m. NDT.

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Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Phil Jenkins
    Media Relations
    (613) 998-1530
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada,
    Newfoundland and Labrador Region
    Susan Keough, Communications Officer
    (709) 772-7628