Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 26, 2005 14:20 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Media Briefing on Canada's New Oceans Action Plan

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCNMatthews - May 26, 2005) - Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Shawn Murphy, will announce details of Canada's new Oceans Action Plan on Friday, May 27th at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax.

Led by DFO, Canada's Oceans Act was established in 1997. Commitments to implement a government-wide Oceans Action Plan were included in Canada's 2004 Speech from the Throne and Canada's 2005 Budget.

Media are invited to attend and will have an opportunity to ask questions, and interview the Minister and DFO's Parliamentary Secretary immediately following the event. Oceans sector representatives have also been invited.



Date: Friday, May 27th, 2005

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Small Craft Gallery
1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS


Internet : http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region
    Communications Branch
    (902) 426-3550