Government of Canada recognizes the second anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan with Canadian Coast Guard water simulations

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will participate in Canadian Coast Guard water simulations on the Ottawa River.

The exercises are in recognition of the second anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan that improves marine safety and responsible shipping, protects Canada’s marine environment, and offers new possibilities for Indigenous and coastal communities.

The Ministers will be available to speak to the media following the simulations.

Date:                Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time:               1:15 p.m. EDT
Location:         1 Canal Lane,
                         Bottom of the Rideau Canal Locks,
                         Between Parliament Hill and Chateau Laurier,
                         Ottawa, Ontario

For media questions about parking please contact DFO media relations at Media.xncr@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

Contacts

Jocelyn Lubczuk
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Jocelyn.Lubczuk@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
(343) 548-7863                                                             

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

Delphine Denis
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Transport, Ottawa
613-991-0700
Delphine.Denis@tc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa
613-993-0055
media@tc.gc.ca

Caroline Thériault
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
613-462-5473
caroline.theriault2@canada.ca

Media Relations
Environment and Climate Change Canada
819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll-free)
ec.media.ec@canada.ca

Media Relations
Parks Canada Agency
855-862-1812
pc.media@pc.gc.ca

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