Parks Canada

Parks Canada

October 09, 2007 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Parks Canada

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2007) - Parks Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery and the Canadian Historical Association invite you to the gravesite ceremony of David Thompson, North America's greatest geographer.

The David Thompson gravesite ceremony is part of a larger continental Bicentennial initiative honouring Thompson and his legacy during the 200th anniversary of his first crossing of the Rocky Mountains and the 150th anniversary of his passing.

The honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Senator, will participate on behalf of the Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:



Date: Thursday, October 11

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mount Royal Cemetery
1297 Chemin de la Forêt
Outremont, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada - Quebec
    Odette Lachance
    Communication Advisor
    418-648-4167