Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

November 08, 2010 11:41 ET

Media Advisory: Meetings of the Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers and the Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2010) - The Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers and the Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers will meet in St. John's, Newfoundland. The meeting will be co-chaired by the Honourable Gail Shea, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.

Ministers will be available for a media photo opportunity prior to the start of the meeting.

A news conference will take place at the conclusion of the meeting. Ministers Shea and Jackman will provide an update on the outcomes of the discussion and participating Ministers will be available to respond to questions.

The coordinates are as follows:    

Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2010
   
Place: Sheraton Hotel
115 Cavendish Square,
Salon B
   
Time: 8:30 am – Media photo opportunity
3:45 pm – News conference
*Local time

NOTE: All media planning to attend the event are required to pre-register by calling 709-772-7628 before 5:00 pm (NFLD time) on November 8. Pre-registered media should arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the news conference and will be required to present valid media accreditation with picture identification.

Interested media may also call-in to the news conference by dialing 1-877-413-4799 (English) or 1-888-265-0464 (French). Interested media are requested to call-in 30 minutes prior to the start of the news conference. 

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Frank Stanek
    Media Relations
    613-990-7537
    or
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Office of the Minister
    Nancy Bishay
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3474
    or
    Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Lori Lee Oates
    709-729-3733