October 10, 2012 18:49 ET
COMOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2012) - Media are invited to join Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, in marking the successful conclusion of the 2012 Operation High Seas Driftnet aerial patrol and to accompany the Parliamentary Secretary on a tour of an Aurora Aircraft (as was flown during the patrol). Personnel involved in the recently completed patrol will also be available for interview.
Date: Friday, October 12, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: 19 Wing, 407 Long Range Patrol Squadron, Comox, British Columbia
Media planning to attend should call the contacts below for accreditation and security clearance. Phone interviews will be available for media who cannot attend, and images from the operation will be made available to interested media.
Note to Editor: Media are asked to arrive at the main gate of 19 Wing by 12:30 p.m. to enable them to clear security.
Background information can be found on the following websites:
The Aurora Aircraft
Operation High Seas Driftnet
North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission
Fisheries and Oceans CanadaLeri DaviesStrategic Media Relations Advisor604-666-8675 cell: 604-612-6837www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca19 WingCapt Trevor ReidPublic Affairs Office250-339-8201
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