Fisheries and Land Resources
September 4, 2018

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Participate in Canadian Council of
Forest Ministers Meeting

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will attend the meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) starting tomorrow (Wednesday, September 5) at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The council’s annual meeting provides a venue for federal, provincial and territorial forest ministers to discuss shared priorities, common challenges and emerging themes affecting Canada’s forest sector. This year’s meeting will focus on increasing diversity in the forest sector, supporting Indigenous partnerships, and enhancing competitiveness and innovation in Canada’s forest economy.

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

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