Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

April 11, 2012 16:57 ET

Minister Keith Ashfield Participates in Bring Back the Salmon

PICKERING, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 11, 2012) - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, was in Pickering, Ontario, today to participate in a Bring Back the Salmon event. The Minister was joined by Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Ontario Power Generation, and students from Holy Redeemer Elementary and Pine Ridge Secondary schools and Sir Sandford Fleming to stock one-year old Atlantic Salmon into Duffin's Creek.

From left to right: Chris Alexander, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Ajax and Parliamentary Secretary for Department of National Defense; Alexis Parker, Grade 5 student at Holy Redeemer Elementary School; Angelo Lombardo, Executive Director, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Internet: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Contact Information

  • Frank Stanek
    Media Relations
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613-990-7537

    Barbara Mottram
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474