Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

March 23, 2006 14:37 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers Meet in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(CCNMatthews - March 23, 2006) - The Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (ACFAM) will meet in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador on March 24, 2006. The meeting will be co-chaired by Tom Rideout, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and the Honourable Loyola Hearn, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO).

At the beginning of the meeting, media will be allowed into the meeting room for a photo opportunity.

A press conference will be held at the close of the meeting to review key issues and topics discussed at the meeting.

The coordinates are as follows:

Date: Friday, March 24, 2006

Place: Hotel Delta St. John's
Salons E & F
120 New Gower Street
St. John's, NL
A1C 6K4

Time: Photo Opportunity: 8:30-8:45 am (NL time)
Press Conference: 14:45-15:00 pm Approx. (NL time)

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Tracey Hennessey, Communications
    (709) 772-7633
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Steve Outhouse, Director of Communications
    (613) 992-3474
    Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
    Lori Lee Oates
    (709) 729-3733