Minister Wilkinson to make two announcements on the shark fin trade and Bill C-68

Media advisory

Invitation to media

Thursday, June 20, 2019

All times local

Toronto, Ontario

Media are advised that the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement on the shark fin trade, and hold a media availability.  Representatives from Humane Society International and Oceana Canada will be in attendance as well as the family of Sharkwater filmmaker Rob Stewart.

Time:              9:00 a.m. 

Location:      Rob Stewart Tribute Mural – Green P Parking
                       9 Bedford road
                       Toronto ON, M5R 2J7                        

This event will be livestreamed on Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Facebook page.


Ottawa, Ontario

Media are advised that the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement on Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act, and hold a media availability.

Time:              1:45 p.m.

Location:       House of Commons Foyer
                        West Block
                        Parliament Hill
                        Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0A9


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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

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