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May 21, 2015 18:47 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Shea to Make an Important Announcement Related to Science and Marine Protection

WEST VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce significant investments by the Government of Canada for infrastructure, conservation and science. The Minister will be joined by Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows - Maple Ridge - Mission and Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Oceans and John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver, Sunshine Coast and Sea-to-Sky Country. Also in attendance will be Dr. John Nightingale, President and CEO of the Vancouver Aquarium and Dr. Brian Riddell, President and CEO of the Pacific Salmon Foundation.

There will be a photo opportunity as well as a tour of the facility for media in attendance.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

DATE: Friday, May 22, 2015
TIME: 11:00 a.m. (Local time)
PLACE: Centre for Aquaculture and Environmental Research (CAER),
4160 Marine Drive,
West Vancouver, BC

Contact Information

  • Leri Davies
    Communications Branch
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Pacific Region
    Cell: 604-612-6837