Executive Council
Natural Resources
Fisheries and Land Resources

May 7, 2018

Media Advisory: Premier Ball and Ministers Coady and Byrne to Present to Marine Protected Areas Advisory Panel

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources; and the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will present to the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected Area Standards tomorrow (Tuesday, May 8) at 11:15 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, 115 Cavendish Square, St. John’s.

The mandate of the advisory panel is to gather perspectives and offer recommendations to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard on categories and associated protection standards for federal Marine Protected Areas.

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is committed to working with the Federal Government, Indigenous people, industry stakeholders, and the public to find a balance between marine conservation and economic opportunities.

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Media contacts
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960
michellecannizzaro@gov.nl.ca

Nancy Hollett
Natural Resources
709-729-5777, 685-3372
nancyhollett@gov.nl.ca

Linda Skinner
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2284, 632-8167
lindaskinner@gov.nl.ca

 

2018 05 07                                                    4:30 p.m.