VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge, Dan Ruimy, will make a significant funding announcement to protect Canada's aquatic species at risk.
Media availability will follow.
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. (local time)
Location: Bell Irving Hatchery, Kanaka Creek Regional Park, 11450 256th Street, Maple Ridge, B.C.
Directions: Bell Irving Hatchery
Note: Media are invited to join a short tour of the Hatchery with Minister Wilkinson and MP Ruimy following the announcement.
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For further information: Contacts: Jocelyn Lubczuk, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, 343-548-7863, [email protected]; Media Relations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 613-990-7537, [email protected]