Minister Wilkinson and Premier Horgan to make important announcement on the restoration and protection of wild Pacific salmon

Media advisory

Victoria, British Columbia – The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and B.C. Premier, the Honourable John Horgan, will make an important announcement relating to the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund. Announced in November 2018, the Fund will focus on salmon habitat protection and restoration as well as ensuring the fish and seafood sector in British Columbia is positioned for long-term environmental and economic sustainability.

Media are invited to attend. The Minister and Premier will be available to take questions following the announcement.

Dial In Numbers: 604-681-0260           Vancouver
                               1-877-353-9184        Canada and USA

Participant Pass Code:  70829

Date:                Friday, March 15, 2019
Time:               9:00 a.m. (local time)
Location:         Fisherman’s Wharf, 12 Erie St, Victoria, BC
Directions:       Fisherman’s Wharf

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Contacts

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

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

Sage Aaron
Communications Director
Office of the Premier
778-678-0832     

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