Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

January 27, 2016 15:21 ET

Media Advisory: The Honourable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Nunavut Premier, the Honourable Peter Taptuna, to Make an Announcement...

...at the Northern Lights Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 27, 2016) - The Honourable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Nunavut Premier, the Honourable Peter Taptuna, will address the Northern Lights conference at noon where they will demonstrate support of Canada's Indigenous seal industry.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Tootoo and Premier Taptuna will be available for a photo opportunity with sealskin seamstresses at the Northern Lights Conference at 11:45 a.m.

Date: January 28, 2016
Time: 11:45 a.m. (photo opportunity, Arts and Crafts Pavilion, 3rd floor seamstresses booth)
12:00 p.m. (speech in Ottawa Salon, Level 2)
Location: Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9J2

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Contact Information

  • Mike Murphy
    Director of Communications
    Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard
    613-992-3474

    Media Relations
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-990-7537
    Media.xncr@dfo-mpo.gc.ca