Media are invited to attend the morning session of the Newfoundland and Labrador Groundfish Industry Development Council (NL-GIDC) Annual General Meeting, where a draft strategic plan for the future of our province’s groundfish fishery will be presented.
The event will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, October 25 from 8:30 to 10 am at the Comfort Inn Airport Hotel, St. John’s.
Speakers at the morning session include:
- Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources
- Jim Baird, NL-GIDC Independent Chair
- Keith Sullivan, FFAW-Unifor President
- Bill Barry, CEO Barry Group
Following the session, media will have the opportunity to interview the speakers as well as harvesters and plant workers involved in groundfish. Attached is a backgrounder for additional information on the NL-GIDC. If possible, please RSVP to [email protected] as space may be limited.
For media inquiries, please contact Courtney Glode, 709-743-4445 [email protected]