Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

April 29, 2013 12:39 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to Dedicate New Mid-Shore Patrol Vessel for the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway

SARNIA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 29, 2013) - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Pat Davidson, Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton, will dedicate the Canadian Coast Guard's first new Mid-Shore Patrol Vessel at a ceremony in Sarnia, Ontario.

Media are invited to attend. Photo opportunities with Minister Ashfield and members of the ships' crew will be available.

Accredited media can R.S.V.P. to this event by calling 519-383-1804.

Date: April 30, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Sarnia Government Dock, 100 Seaway Road, Sarnia, Ontario

Please note this is an outdoor event. Non-slip shoes or boots are mandatory onboard the vessel and on the dock.

Contact Information

  • Carol Launderville
    Communications Officer
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    Barbara Mottram
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada