Oceans Protection Plan

Media Advisory

Vancouver, B.C. – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be making an announcement on how the Government of Canada will help strengthen the Coast Guard’s on-the-scene capacity during marine pollution incidents.

Media are invited to attend the event. After the announcement, there will be an opportunity for media to ask questions away from the podium.  Canadian Coast Guard personnel will explain how the environmental response equipment on display will be utilized.

Date:                       February 15, 2017

Time:                       15:00

Location:                 Sea Island, Canadian Coast Guard Base

                                 4260 Inglis Dr, Richmond, BC V7B 1L7


Guests and media will be directed for parking.

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Michelle Imbeau

DFO Communications


Phone: 604-666-2872

Cell: 604-219-5730


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