Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

March 09, 2005 16:06 ET

Media Advisory/DFO: Announcement Concerning Atlantic Fisheries


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FOR: FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

MARCH 9, 2005 - 16:06 ET

Media Advisory/DFO: Announcement Concerning Atlantic
Fisheries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2005) - The Honourable Geoff
Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) will make an important
announcement tomorrow on sharing arrangements in Atlantic fisheries.

After his announcement, the Minister and senior DFO officials will be
available to answer questions from media. The co-ordinates are as
follows:



Date: Thursday, March 10, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m. EST

Location: Minister's Boardroom
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent Street, 15th floor
Ottawa, ON


Media wishing to attend in person must call Christiane Parcigneau at
998-1530 from the Security desk upon arrival, in order to obtain a pass.
Please ensure you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the
press conference.

Media can participate via teleconference by dialing 1-877-580-3850 and
providing the operator with Reservation No. T556375F. We ask that all
teleconferencing media be on-line by 11:00 a.m. EST

A News Release and Backgrounder related to this announcement will be
available Thursday on the DFO Web site at:
http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/media_e.htm

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Christiane Parcigneau
    Media Relations
    (613) 998-1530
    Internet : www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca