Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

April 27, 2016 12:39 ET

Media Advisory: Media Invitation to Join Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard to Discuss Canadian Seafood Industry

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - April 27, 2016) - Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be available to media from Brussels, Belgium where he is attending the Seafood Expo Global from April 26 - 28, 2016.

The Minister is meeting with senior European Union officials to boost trade and show support for Canada's fish and seafood industry. He will be available via teleconference to provide an update on his discussions on key international and European Union trade issues such as continued access for the Canadian lobster industry, expanding fish and seafood markets, issues affecting the Arctic as well as plans to combat illegal fishing on the high seas.

Date: April 28, 2016

Time: 11:30 a.m. EDT / 5:30 p.m. CEST

NOTE: All media planning to participate in the teleconference are required to pre-register by calling 613-990-7537 or emailing Media.XNCR@dfo-mpo.gc.ca before 9 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, April 28.

Pre-registered media are requested to call-in 15 minutes prior to the start of the teleconference.

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