Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 04, 2016 15:39 ET

LIFO Panel Announce Dates and Places for Public Consultation Meetings

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - The Ministerial Advisory Panel on the Last In, First Out (LIFO) policy specific to Northern shrimp will be holding seven public consultation meetings in the following communities:

  • May 10, Iqaluit, NU
  • May 24-25, St. John's, NL
  • May 26, Gander, NL
  • May 28, St. Anthony, NL
  • May 30, Mary's Harbour, NL
  • May 31, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
  • June 10, Halifax, NS (Translation will be provided)

The purpose of the meetings is for the Panel to obtain advice from organizations, interested parties and other stakeholders on whether LIFO should be continued, modified, or abolished.

Anyone interested in making a presentation at one of the meetings must register in advance. Registration information and details for each of the meetings will be made available on the LIFO web pages on the Fisheries and Oceans Canada website.

While the Panel is independently carrying out the review process for LIFO, the Department is providing the Panel with logistical and administrative support.

Associated Link

- External Review of the Department's Last-In, First-Out Policy on Northern Shrimp

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

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Contact Information

  • Paul Sprout
    Chair, Ministerial Advisory Panel
    250-618-9035