Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

July 20, 2016 11:17 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Leblanc Celebrates Departure of CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent for Northern Expedition

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2016) - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will be at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography to celebrate the departure of the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent for an international expedition as part of the Galway Statement, and UNCLOS.

Minister LeBlanc, participating Government of Canada scientists, and members of the Canadian Coast Guard will be available for questions. A photo opportunity will also be available for media.

Date: July 21, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. (ADT)
Location: Bedford Institute of Oceanography Jetty
Baffin Boulevard
Dartmouth, NS

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Contact Information

  • Communications Branch
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Maritimes Region
    902-407-8439

    Patricia Bell
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474
    Patricia.bell@dfo-mpo.gc.ca