Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

March 21, 2005 14:00 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on the Harp Seal Hunt in Atlantic Canada


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MARCH 21, 2005 - 14:00 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on the Harp
Seal Hunt in Atlantic Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 21, 2005) - Fisheries and Oceans
Canada (DFO) will hold a technical briefing tomorrow regarding the harp
seal hunt in Atlantic Canada.

After the presentation, senior officials will be available to answer
questions from media. The co-ordinates are as follows:



Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Time: 9:30 a.m. EST

Location: National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario


Please ensure you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the
press conference.

Media can participate in the technical briefing via teleconference by
dialing 1-877-580-3850 and providing the operator with Reservation No.
T557344F. We ask that all teleconferencing media be on-line by 9:30 a.m.
EST.

Background information related to this presentation can be found on the
DFO website at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/seal-phoque/index_e.htm

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Phil Jenkins
    Media Relations
    (613) 990-7537
    or
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Sujata Raisinghani, Press Secretary
    (613) 992-3474