Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

June 09, 2005 15:40 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Shawn Murphy Announces Launch of Final Public Consultations for Four New Marine Protected Areas

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(CCNMatthews - June 9, 2005) - Parliamentary Secretary Shawn Murphy, on behalf of Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce the launch of final public consultations for four new marine protected areas in Atlantic Canada. This is a key deliverable of Canada's Oceans Strategy, Canada's Oceans Action Plan, and the Federal Marine Protected Areas Strategy.

Following Mr. Murphy's announcement, a question and answer session will be held. Media are invited to attend.

To access the session by phone, dial: 1-888-241-3855 passcode 6351741 #

Date: Friday, June 10, 2005
Time: 10:00 AM Atlantic Time
Location: Lobster on the Wharf
Hillsborough Room
2 Prince St.
Charlottetown, PEI

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Gulf Region
    Noella Richard
    Communications Manager
    (506) 851-7747
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Sujata Raisinghani, Press Secretary
    (613) 992-3474