Media Advisory - Minister LeBlanc to address recent deaths of North Atlantic Right Whales

MONCTON, NB, Aug. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be available to comment on recent deaths of North Atlantic Right Whales.

The Minister's availability will be followed by a technical briefing from Fisheries and Oceans Canada officials.

Media are invited to attend in person or to call-in via teleconference.



Thursday, August 3, 2017


12:00 p.m. (Atlantic time)


343 Université Avenue, Moncton, NB  E1C 9B6


NOTE: All media planning to participate are required to register by calling 613-990-7537 or emailing before 11:00 a.m. (Atlantic time) on Thursday, August 3.

Registered media are requested to call-in 15 minutes prior to the start of the teleconference.


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SOURCE Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada

For further information: Media Relations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 613-990-7537,; Laura Gareau, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 613-992-3474,


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