National Research Council Canada-NRC

National Research Council Canada-NRC


September 24, 2010 17:16 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Receive International Recognition

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2010) - On September 25, the National Research Council Canada Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) will be recognized by IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, for an historic achievement as part of DRAO's 50th anniversary celebration. Mr. Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, will attend the ceremony on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology).

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2010
Time: 12:30 p.m.PDT
Location: Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (National Research Council)
  Next to the 26-m telescope
  717 White Lake Road
  Penticton, BC V2A 6J9

Photo opportunities and media availability with all speakers including Member of Parliament Cannan will follow the ceremony.

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