Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

June 07, 2005 15:50 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Regan and Minister Dion to Release Federal Marine Protected Areas Strategy

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 7, 2005) - Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Stephane Dion, Minister of the Environment will release the Federal Marine Protected Areas (MPA) strategy on June 8, 2005. This is a key deliverable of Canada's Oceans Strategy and Canada's Oceans Action Plan, the latter was announced on May 27, 2005. Minister Dion will be represented by David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-South.

Following the announcement, a question and answer session will be held. Media are invited to attend.



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Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2005
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Time: 10:30 AM
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Location: Charles Lynch Room, Centre-Block
Parliament Hill
Room 130S
Ottawa, Ontario
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Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Phil Jenkins
    Media Relations
    (613) 990-7537
    or
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Sujata Raisinghani
    Press Secretary, Office of the Minister
    (613) 992-3474
    or
    Environment Canada
    Sebastien Bois
    Media Relations
    (819) 953-4016
    or
    Environment Canada
    Brigitte Caron
    Office of the Minister
    (819) 997-6754