BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS--(Marketwired - March 4, 2016) - The Honourable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be meeting with Canadian seafood industry representatives and provincial and territorial counterparts at the 2016 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts.

Minister Tootoo will hold a media availability/teleconference about Canada's efforts to showcase our fish and seafood industry and its importance to the Canadian economy, as well as efforts to expand market access.

Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
Location: Room 207, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

NOTE: All media planning to participate in the teleconference are required to pre-register by calling 613-990-7537 or emailing before 1:30 p.m. (EST) on Monday, March 7.

Pre-registered media are requested to call-in 15 minutes prior to the start of the teleconference.

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Contact Information:

Ingrid Nielsen
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Mike Murphy
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister
Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard