OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 5, 2016) - Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas will host Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, in a one-day summit convened at the national headquarters of the Canadian Coast Guard in Ottawa. The summit will provide an opportunity for both organizations to continue to strengthen their cooperation and ability to work together. Media are welcome to attend: a photo-op as the Commissioner welcomes the Commandant to the Canadian Coast Guard's National Command Centre (NCC); and the closing statements of the Commissioner and the Commandant, followed by a brief media question and answer session.

Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Time: 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location: Canadian Coast Guard National Headquarters
200 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Canadian Coast Guard National Command Centre
Pre-registration: Media planning to attend are asked to pre-register by calling 613-990-7537 or emailing before noon (EDT) on Wednesday, July 6.

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Media Relations
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Patricia Bell
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister
Fisheries and Oceans Canada