Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

October 03, 2014 13:00 ET

Media Advisory: Adams River "Salute to the Sockeye" Festival

CHASE, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2014) - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Colin Mayes, MP for Okanagan-Shuswap, will be participating in the opening ceremony of the 2014 "Salute to the Sockeye" festival at Adams River. The festival runs from October 3 to 26, 2014, and is hosted by the Adams River Salmon Society.

Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014
Local Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, east of Kamloops, B.C.
At the intersection of Squilax and the TransCanada Highway (Hwy #1), head north on the Squilax-Anglemont Road for approximately 5.4 km. Watch for roadside signage for the park and the festival.

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Contact Information

  • Michelle Imbeau
    Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    O: 604-666-2872
    C: 604-219-5730