Minister Wilkinson announces funding and measures to protect Southern Resident killer whales

Media advisory

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez and the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Diane Lebouthillier, will announce funding and measures to protect Southern Resident killer whales. He will be joined by Dr. Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Vice President of Environment and Properties, Jennifer Natland and Teresa Ryan, Enhanced Cetacean Habitat and Observation Program First Nations Advisor.

They will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

Date: Monday June 3, 2024

Time:  10:00 AM DST

Port of Vancouver – Discovery Centre
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4


Laurent de Casanove
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez
Minister of Transport

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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