Fisheries and Oceans Canada



Fisheries and Oceans Canada

March 17, 2014 10:18 ET

Media Advisory: Media Invited to Participate in News Teleconference with Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea and Seafood Industry Representatives at 2014 Seafood Expo North America

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - A delegation of Canadian seafood industry companies and organizations will join the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on a business mission to the 2014 Seafood Expo North America, held this year from March 16-18 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Media are invited to participate by phone for a teleconference with Minister Shea and several of the Canadian seafood companies and organizations that will be attending the Expo.

Minister Shea will be joined by representatives from Royal Star Foods (Prince Edward Island), Clearwater (Nova Scotia), Ocean Choice International (Newfoundland and Labrador) and True North Salmon (New Brunswick), Quebec Fish Processors Association (Quebec), and Creative Salmon (British Columbia).

Minister Shea and Canadian seafood companies will be available to answer questions about new developments for their organizations, as well as their business objectives and benefits from participating in the Expo.

The coordinates are as follows:

Date: Monday, March 17, 2014

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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 11:00 a.m. (EST) on Monday, March 17.

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

For more information on the industry representatives:

- Quebec Fish Processors Association: www.aqip.com

- Royal Star Foods: www.royalstarfoods.com

- True North Salmon: www.truenorthsalmon.com

- Clearwater: www.clearwater.ca

- Ocean Choice International: www.oceanchoice.com

- Creative Salmon: www.creativesalmon.com

Contact Information

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

    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474