Government of Canada to make significant announcement 

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, along with Quebec Lieutenant and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make a significant announcement via a virtual press conference.

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Time: 1:15 p.m. ET  

Location: Teleconference – Media representatives are to dial in to the teleconference line below.

Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-877-413-4815

Local dial-in number: 613-960-7526

Participant passcode: 9805484#

Technical briefing on the announcement

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Coast Guard, Public Services and Procurement Canada, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development officials will hold a technical briefing before the announcement for media interested.

Please note that this media technical briefing will not be for attribution and material included in the briefing will be under embargo until the announcement at 1:15 p.m. ET.  

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021            

Time: 11:30 a.m. ET

Location: Teleconference

Call details: Media planning to attend the technical briefing are required to contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada Media Relations at to register before 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021. A confirmation email containing the instructions for participating in the technical briefing will only be provided to media representatives who have registered.

Please note that the call is for registered media only.


Jane Deeks
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard

Media Relations
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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