Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

March 22, 2006 14:14 ET

Fisheries and Oceans Canada/Media Advisory: DFO Communications Centre Set Up for Gulf of St. Lawrence Seal Hunt

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2006) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada will be setting up a communications centre during the seal hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

In an effort to provide factual information about the seal hunt, communications staff will be on-site to answer questions from journalists, conduct interviews and media briefings, and distribute press kits.

Starting today, if you wish to set up an interview or speak to a communications officer, please contact the following persons:



English-speaking media may contact:

Phil Jenkins at (902) 566-8328 or
Michel Therien at (902) 566-8309 or
Mac Campbell at (902) 368-0716 / (902) 394-0117

French-speaking media may contact:

Michel Plamondon at (902) 566-7912 or
Michel Therien at (902) 566-8309

For media inquiries in Ottawa please call:

Sophie Galarneau at (613) 990-7537


Information related to the Atlantic Canada seal hunt can be found on the DFO website at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/seal-phoque/index_e.htm

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Sophie Galarneau
    Media Relations
    (613) 990-7537