Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

June 05, 2009 19:17 ET

Media Advisory: Fisheries and Oceans Canada and World Wildlife Fund Partner for World Oceans Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 5, 2009) - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Gerald Butts, President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund (Canada), will host a World Oceans Day event on Parliament Hill on June 8, 2009. Featured guest Galen G. Weston, Executive Chairman, Loblaw Companies Limited, will make some remarks.

Minister Shea will address the Government of Canada's approach to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, as well as reflect on successes achieved through our integrated approach to oceans management.

The event will take place on June 8, 2009 at 131 Queen Street (room 853), from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (ET). Media are invited to attend.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Scott Cantin
    Media Relations
    613-993-5413
    or
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Nancy Bishay
    Press Secretary
    613-992-3474