Government of Canada to hold media availability to respond to questions about North Atlantic right whales

Government of Canada to hold media availability to respond to questions about North Atlantic right whales

Posted on: July 5, 2018 11:33 am

Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and Transport Canada (TC) will hold a phone-in media availability about the status of North Atlantic right whales. DFO and TC officials will be available to answer questions on topics such as sightings, surveillance work underway, speed restrictions and fishery measures.

 For reference:

Protecting Canada’s Endangered Whales
Fishery management measures for right whale protection

Date: July 6, 2018

Time: 12:30 p.m. EDT

Phone-in details :   

Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US):         1-866-805-7923
Local dial-in number:                                    613-960-7518
Passcode:                                                        8746113#

NOTE: The media availability is for accredited media only.

Accredited media representatives are requested to call in 15 minutes prior to the start of the teleconference.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

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

MA-HQ-18-12E

Internet: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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