Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

January 25, 2012 14:13 ET

Media Advisory: The Canadian Coast Guard Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary in Victoria, B.C.

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2012) - Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will take part in festivities to celebrate the Canadian Coast Guard's 50th birthday at the Canadian Coast Guard Base in Victoria, British Columbia.

Coast Guard employees will join Mr. Kamp for a cake cutting and celebration of the organization's 50 years of Service to Canadians.

Media are invited to attend the celebration. A tour of Coast Guard operations at Victoria Base and CCGS Bartlett will be provided for interested media.

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Canadian Coast Guard Base Victoria
25 Huron Street
Victoria, B.C.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Dan Bate
    Communications Officer
    604-775-8809 or 604-209-6225