Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

August 10, 2005 12:00 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Minister Regan Wraps up Canadian Participation at Aqua Nor 2005 - The World's Largest Aquaculture Trade Show, August 11, 2005 - Trondheim, Norway

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 10, 2005) - Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will brief the media on Canada's participation at Aqua Nor this week in Trondheim, Norway. Aqua Nor is the world's largest aquaculture trade show and more than 100 delegates from Canada attended the event.

In particular, the Minister will speak to the six-part Canadian aquaculture seminar series that was staged for international delegates to Aqua Nor, his bilateral discussions with Norwegian Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Minister Svein Ludvigsen, as well as the results of the international round table on cold water aquaculture.



Date: Thursday, August 11, 2005

Time: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Interested media can participate in this teleconference by dialing 1-866-758-2727 and entering passcode no. 728012#. We ask all media to be on-line by 9:55 a.m. EDT.

For more information regarding DFO's participation at Aqua Nor 2005, visit:

www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/media/infocus/2005/20050803_e.htm

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Phil Jenkins
    Media Relations
    (613) 990-7537
    or
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Sujata Raisinghani
    Press Secretary
    (613) 992-3474