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REF NO.: 327

SUBJECT: Memorial University to sponsor public forum on Fisheries Policy and Rural Revitalization

DATE: May 17,2005

Memorial University will hold a public forum on the Newfoundland and Labrador fishing industry at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, 155 Ridge Road, on Thursday, May 26, 2005, 8—10 p.m. Fisheries Policy and Rural Revitalization: An Integrated Approach will explore the development of the fishing industry as key to the economic restoration of rural Newfoundland and Labrador. An expert panel will discuss the merits of integrating economic development, fisheries management, public policy and program delivery for rural revitalization.

The public is invited to attend this forum and there is no admission charge. Free parking is available.

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For more information contact: Deborah Inkpen, communications co-ordinator (research), MemorialUniversity, at 737-4073or inkpend@mun.ca.

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