PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - On Saturday June 8, 2013, in a celebration of World Oceans Day the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, will announce protection measures off the coast of Nova Scotia.

Date: June 8, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. (local time)
Location: The Hector Exhibit Centre
86 Haliburton Road
Pictou, NS

Contact Information:

Communications Branch
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Maritimes Region
(902) 426-3550

Jennifer Wadden
Senior Special Assistant
Office of the Honourable Peter MacKay
902-403-6475