Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

August 08, 2016 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister LeBlanc Announces Commitment to Act on Cohen Commission Recommendations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 8, 2016) - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will announce the Government of Canada's commitment to act on the recommendations from the 2012 Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River.

Minister LeBlanc will provide important information regarding DFO's past and future work in implementing the Cohen recommendations.

Media are invited to attend.

Date: Tuesday August 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: DFO West Vancouver Laboratory
Centre for Aquarium and Environmental Research (CAER)
4160 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC



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