News Release

REF NO.: 7

SUBJECT: PSA: Public forum on the future of the marine sector in the Coast of Bays

DATE: September 26, 2006

A public forum titled What is the Future of the Marine Sector in the Coast of Bays? will be presented on Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Vancor Motel in Bay d’ Espoir. The forum is hosted by Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development in partnership with the Coast of Bays Corporation.
            The forum will feature a lecture by Glenn Blackwood, executive director of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University. Panelists include: Shawn Robinson, director of Aquaculture Development for the Department of
Fisheries and Aquaculture, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Don Stewart, mayor of Harbour Breton; and Max Taylor, chairman of the Canadian Business Development Corporation for the South Coast.
The public is invited to attend and participate in a dialogue and a question and answer period. Reception to follow.
Media agencies are encouraged to send representatives to both events.

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