Parcs Canada

Parcs Canada

November 14, 2007 15:25 ET

Media Advisory: Parks Canada

L'ASSOMPTION, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2007) - Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada invite you to the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the national historic significance of Jean-Baptiste Meilleur.

As the first Superintendent of Education in Lower Canada, Jean-Baptiste Meilleur laid the foundation of a comprehensive public school system. His passionate commitment to public schools made him a pioneer in Quebec and Canadian history.

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Senator, will participate in the unveiling ceremony on behalf of Canada's Environment Minister John Baird.

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

The details are as follows:

Date: Friday, November 16

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Theatre Hector-Charland
225 De l'Ange-Gardien Blvd.
L'Assomption, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Odette Lachance
    Communications Advisor