Minister Wilkinson and Parliamentary Secretary Beech to make an important announcement on Southern Resident Killer Whale Protection

Media advisory

Vancouver, B.C. – The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Terry Beech will make an important announcement on the protection and recovery of the endangered Southern Resident killer whale.

Preceding the announcement, Fisheries and Oceans Canada will be holding a call-in technical briefing for media.

Announcement

Date:                                        Friday, May 10, 2019
Local Time:
                             1:45 p.m.
Location:
                                 Ceperley Park (Second Beach, Stanley Park)
                                                  8701 Stanley Park Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2
Link:                                        Event will be broadcasted via Facebook at 
www.facebook.com/FisheriesOceansCanada

Technical briefing

Date:                                        Friday, May 10, 2019
Local Time:
                             11:30 a.m.
Location:
                                 Teleconference
Call details:                            
Please contact media.pac@dfo-mpo.gc.ca to confirm your participation and receive call details.


Please note:

  • The teleconference is for registered media only. Be prepared to join the conference 15 minutes prior to the conference start time.
  • Content of technical briefing, including associated material, is under embargo until Minister Wilkinson speaks at the announcement. We will share the link to embargoed materials before the start of the teleconference.

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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

Janine Malikian
Communications Advisor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
604-666-6766
Janine.Malikian@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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