Media Advisory - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Announces Funding for Indigenous Coastal Communities to Enhance Marine Safety Across Canada

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VICTORIA, BC, June 18, 2021 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, and her Parliamentary Secretary Terry Beech, will make an announcement about Coast Guard's Indigenous Community Boat Volunteer Pilot Program. This program provides communities with funding to purchase boats and equipment to build up their on-water search and rescue capacity and take concrete steps to strengthen their capacity as part of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Date:

Monday, June 21, 2021

Time:

9:00 a.m. (Pacific)

Location:

Virtual event on Zoom, via the provided access link

NOTE: Media wishing to attend the virtual event are required to register with Coast Guard's Western Region Media Relations at media.pac@dfo-mpo.gc.ca before Monday, June 21 PDT . A confirmation email containing the link and instructions for participating in the virtual event will only be provided to media representatives who have registered.

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SOURCE Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region

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