Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

February 26, 2009 14:38 ET

Media Advisory: The Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers Meet in Moncton, February 27, 2009

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2009) - The Atlantic Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (ACFAM) will meet in Moncton, New Brunswick on Friday, February 27, 2009. The meeting will be co-chaired by the Honourable Gail Shea, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Honourable Rick Doucet, New Brunswick Minister of Fisheries and the Honourable Ron Ouellette, New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture.

The Ministers will be available for a photograph at the beginning of the meeting.

The co-chairs will be available for media at the conclusion of the meeting. Please call for further details.

The coordinates are as follows:



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Date: Friday, February 27, 2009
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Place: Ballroom C
Delta Beausejour Hotel
750 Main Street
Moncton, New Brunswick
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Time: Photo Opportunity: 8:45-9:00 AST (approximately)
Press Conference: 14:40-15:00 AST (approximately)
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Interested media may call-1-888-241-3855 to participate in the conference call, and provide the Conference ID number 4293823 #.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Moncton
    Krista Petersen, Communications
    506-851-7747
    or
    Department of Fisheries
    Angelique Binet
    Communications Officer
    506-476-0876
    Angelique.binet@gnb.ca