Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

September 02, 2005 17:33 ET

Media Advisory/Minister Regan on Hand to Observe Loading of Equipment Aboard CCGS SIR WILLIAM ALEXANDER for Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 2, 2005) - Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will be on hand Saturday as equipment is loaded onto the CCGS SIR WILLIAM ALEXANDER and to meet the officers and crew as they prepare to assist the Canadian Navy in disaster relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina victims along the southern United States Gulf coast. This will also be an opportunity to view the vessel's heavy lift capacity.

Date: Saturday, September 3, 2005

Time: 10:00 am AST

Location: Canadian Coast Guard Base, Dartmouth

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Sujata Raisinghani
    Press Secretary, Office of the Minister
    (613) 293-5860