Government of Canada to introduce new Act to address wrecked, abandoned or hazardous vessels

Media Advisory

Ottawa, Ontario — The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore - St. Margaret's will announce new legislation as part of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan to highlight its one-year anniversary.

This proposed new legislation is one of several measures under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts and waterways.                                                         

Date: Monday October 30, 2017 – Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, to deliver remarks
Time: 3:35
Location: Charles Lynch Room, 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Delphine Denis
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
613-991-0700
delphine.denis@tc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa
613-993-0055
media@tc.gc.ca

Laura Gareau
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
613-992-3474
laura.gareau@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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



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