VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 4, 2023
/CNW/ - The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans
and the Canadian Coast Guard, Chief Marilyn
Slett of the Heiltsuk Nation, and Dallas Smith, Board President of Nanwakolas
Council together with the Honourable Nathan Cullen, BC Minister of
Water, Land and Resource Stewardship will jointly announce the
completion of the Northern Shelf Bioregion Network Action Plan.
Sunday, February 5,
Centre, * Ocean Expo, Exhibition Level
1055 Canada Place,
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
*Access to the venue:
- On-site participation in this event is for IMPAC5-accredited
- Media must be in possession of an accreditation badge to access
the venue. If you are not already registered, please allow time to
obtain your badge.
*Access to the teleconference:
Media planning to attend the event are required to contact
Fisheries and Oceans Canada Pacific Region Media Relations at
firstname.lastname@example.org to register by Saturday, February 4 at 4:00 p.m. PST. A confirmation email containing
instructions for participating in the conference will only be
provided to media representatives who have registered.
IMPAC5, the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress,
is where the world will come together and take a stand to protect
the global ocean. From 3 – 9 February,
2023, ocean conservation professionals, leaders and
decision-makers will attend IMPAC5 in Vancouver, Canada, to learn, share and chart a
course towards protecting 30 per cent of the global ocean by 2030.
The IMPAC5 high-level segment, the Leadership Forum (on
February 9), has invited
international ministers and decision makers to chart a course
towards achieving the marine conservation targets negotiated as
part of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Goals.
SOURCE Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada