Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

August 05, 2016 17:37 ET

Official Kitsilano Canadian Coast Guard Base Opening

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2016) - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will formally open the Canadian Coast Guard Kitsilano Base.

Media are invited to attend.

Date: Monday, August 8, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1661 Whyte Avenue
Vancouver, B.C.

Directions and parking: https://goo.gl/maps/tc3zxekS6RQ2

NOTE: Around 9:15 a.m. at Jericho Boat Launch, adjacent to Kitsilano Base, there will be a photo opportunity of a flotilla of First Nation canoes and other marine response vessels arriving at the beach.

For more information about the Canadian Coast Guard, visit www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca.

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Contact Information

  • Michelle Imbeau
    Communications Advisor, Canadian Coast Guard
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    604-666-2872
    C: 604-219-5730

    Patricia Bell
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474
    Patricia.bell@dfo-mpo.gc.ca