Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 11, 2016 06:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Ministers Tootoo and Duncan Engage Students on Marine and Freshwater Science

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will unveil the exciting and innovative career opportunities in marine and freshwater science as a result of Budget 2016, in conversation with scientists, high school and university students at the Canadian Museum of Nature. The Ministers will discuss what the Government of Canada's $197.1 million investment in ocean and freshwater science means to Canadians, especially youth, during the interactive event, which will be streamed live on YouTube YouTube.com/FisheriesCanada.

A brief media availability will take place onsite at 9:45 a.m., following the event.

Date: May 11, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EDT
Location: Canadian Museum of Nature
Water Gallery, 2nd Floor
240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, ON

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

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Contact Information

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

    Patricia Bell
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474