Canadian Coast Guard

Canadian Coast Guard

August 28, 2009 16:52 ET

Notice: The Government of Canada to Make Funding Announcement for the Canadian Coast Guard in Victoria, B.C.

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 28, 2009) - On August 31, 2009, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade, Asia Pacific Gateway and Regional Minister for British Columbia, will make an announcement regarding an investment in Canadian Coast Guard vessels. Photo opportunities are available for media in attendance.

Date: August 31, 2009

Time: 8:45 a.m. (PST).

Location: Victoria Shipyards Co. Ltd
825 Admirals Road, Victoria, B.C.
Please note, there is currently construction at the
intersection of Admirals and Colville, which could result
in slight delays. Please check in at the main security gate.

Please Note: Given a requirement from Public Works and Government Services
Canada all participants are required to have a safety briefing
prior to the event. In addition, media must provide photo ID
and are requested to wear suitable footwear (no open-toed

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Dan Bate
    Communications Advisor
    604-775-8809 or Cell: 604-209-6225
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Nancy Bishay
    Office of the Minister
    Office of the Minister of International Trade
    Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
    Melisa Leclerc, Director of Communications