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REF NO.: 241

SUBJECT: Public forum on fisheries policy and rural revitalization and regional workshop in Stephenville

DATE: March 22,2006

A public forum, titled Fisheries Policy and Rural Revitalization: An Integrated Approach, will be held on Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Stephenville. The forum is hosted by Memorial University’s Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy, the Long Range Economic Development Board and Marine and the Mountain Zone Corporation. The public is invited to attend and participate in a dialogue and a question-and-answer period. Reception to follow.
As well, a regional workshop in Economic Zones 9 and 10 will be held at the Holiday Inn on Wednesday, March 29th. Participants will have the opportunity to identify new opportunities with stakeholders in the region. 
Media agencies are encouraged to send representatives to both events.

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For more information contact David Yetman, Harris Centre, at or 737-2120 or dyetman@mun.ca or John MacPherson, Long Range Economic Development Board, at (709) 643-3924, or Gerard Merrigan, Marine and Mountain Zone Corporation, (709) 695-9350.

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