Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

July 13, 2007 16:12 ET

Media Advisory/Minister Hearn to Announce Funding for New Pacific Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) - Significant funding for a new initiative to support environmentally and commercially sustainable integrated commercial fisheries in B.C. will be announced on Monday by the Honourable Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. Minister Hearn will outline the objectives and major components of the initiative.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada invites you to attend the news conference:

Date: Monday, July 16, 2007
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Location: Pan Pacific Hotel, Ocean View II
Vancouver, B.C.

Phone in for media: 1-866-862-3908; "News conference by Fisheries and Oceans Canada"

For instant replay following the conference: 1-800-408-3053 passcode: 3229015 #

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region
    Donna Martin
    Media Relations
    Cellular: 778-228-8942