Minister O’Regan to announce investment in Fisheries and Oceans enforcement 

Media advisory

The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, to announce a significant investment to protect our oceans and coastal communities. The announcement will support the government’s actions to enforce our laws and combat illegal fishing, as well as increase maritime security, patrol marine protected areas and protect endangered whales.

Media will have the opportunity to participate in a tour the hanger and aircraft following the announcement.

Date:                Monday, March 4, 2019

Time:               10:30 a.m. (NST)

Location:         PAL Airlines - Hangar 6
                          R.C.A.F Road
                          St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Contacts:

Jocelyn Lubczuk                                                                        Media Relations
Press Secretary                                                                         Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Office of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans                           613-990-7537
and the Canadian Coast Guard                                              Media.xncr@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
343-548-7863
Jocelyn.lubczuk@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Minister O’Regan to announce investment in Canadian Coast Guard

The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services,, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, will make an announcement in support of the Canadian Coast Guard’s Vessel Life Extension program that will create and sustain local jobs and economic growth.

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Time: 12:15 pm (NST)

Location: Newdock St. John's Dockyard Limited 
                  475 Water Street
                 St. John's, Newfound and Labrador

Please note that interested media should contact June Perry at 709-753-0794 or at jperry@pilotcom.ca to confirm their attendance by 5 pm (NST) on Sunday, March 3.

Media representatives covering the announcement are asked to arrive at the main entrance no later than 12 pm (NST) on the day of the event and to provide a valid government photo ID to be admitted in the shipyard.

Contact:

Ashley Michnowski
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough
819-997-5421

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