Government of Canada

Government of Canada

October 04, 2011 11:49 ET

Media Advisory: Outstanding Educators to Be Honoured with Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2011) - On Wednesday, October 5, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, will honour the national recipients of the 2010–11 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education at a ceremony in Ottawa.

The ceremony will also be attended by representatives from the RBC Foundation and Research In Motion Limited, corporate partners of these awards; major education stakeholders; and Canadian astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk, who will be presenting a new space educator award.

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-943-7599

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502