Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

July 07, 2010 11:17 ET

Media Advisory: North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will be joined by international ministerial counterparts at a press conference following the 2010 North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference.

Date: Thursday, July 8th, 2010
   
Time: 11:30 am Atlantic Daylight Time
   
Location: Rodd Mill River hotel
  Cabinet Salon
  O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

Media will be able to participate in person or via teleconference. All accredited media must register with DFO communications at 613-993-5413 by 5:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, July 7th. A call-in number will be provided once registration has been completed. We ask that all teleconferencing media be on-line by 11:25 ADT (10:25 EDT).

A communiqué will be circulated to media and will be posted on the DFO Web site at: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/media_e.htm

North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference (NAFMC)

The annual NAFMC meetings bring together fisheries ministers involved in North Atlantic fisheries. These fisheries are managed in large part through two regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) – the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) and the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO).

Contact Information

  • Marian Kwok
    Media Relations
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-993-5413