Fisheries and Aquaculture
January 26, 2009

Media Advisory: Minister to Tour Aquaculture Facilities on South Coast

The Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, will travel to the south coast of the island to tour the aquaculture facilities in the area and meet with local industry stakeholders.

The minister will be in Harbour Breton, Belleoram and Pooles Cove on January 26 and 27. While in the area, the minister will visit the operations of Cooke Aquaculture and Northern Harvest. He will also be meeting with representatives from the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) and the Coast of Bays regional mayors.

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Media contact:

Lori Lee Oates
Director of Communications
Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
709-729-3733, 690-8403

2009 01 26                                                   9:45 a.m.

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