Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

April 23, 2012 17:45 ET

Media Advisory: Fisheries and Oceans Minister Keith Ashfield to Make an Announcement Concerning the Protection of Canada's Fisheries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 23, 2012) - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will make an important announcement on Tuesday regarding measures to protect the productivity of Canada's fisheries, protecting them from real threats.

Minister Ashfield will be accompanied by Pierre Poilievre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, as well as officials representing the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters and Ducks Unlimited.

Where: Chapman Mills Conservation Area
243 Winding Way
Ottawa, ON
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Time: 10:00am

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

Contact Information

  • Frank Stanek
    Media Relations
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-990-7537

    Barbara Mottram
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474