Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

February 12, 2010 15:20 ET

Media Advisory: Atlantic Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers Meeting

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 12, 2010) - The Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers will meet in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Monday, February 15, 2010. The meeting will be co-chaired by the Honourable Gail Shea, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.

Ministers will be available for a media photo opportunity prior to the start of the meeting.

A news conference will take place at the conclusion of the meeting. Ministers Shea and Jackman will provide an update on the outcomes of the discussion and participating Ministers will be available to respond to questions.

The coordinates are as follows:

Date: Monday, February 15, 2010
Place: Delta Halifax
1990 Barrington Street
Baronet Ballroom, 8th floor
Time: 9:00 am - Media photo opportunity
2:40 pm - News conference
(i)Local time

NOTE: All media planning to attend the event are required to pre-register by calling 902-426-3550 before 11 am on February 15. Pre-registered media should arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the news conference and will be required to present valid media accreditation with picture identification.

Interested media may also call-in to the news conference by dialing 1-877-413-4814, conference ID # 3320836 (English) or 4783367 (French). Interested media are requested to call-in 30 minutes prior to the start of the news conference.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Alain Belle-Isle
    Media Relations
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Office of the Minister
    Nancy Bishay
    Press Secretary
    Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
    Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Lori Lee Oates