Parks Canada

Parks Canada

January 21, 2008 09:54 ET

Media Advisory: Parks Canada

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2008) - 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 the Hersey Pavilion.

The stately Hersey Pavilion symbolizes the development and the recognition of nursing as a profession in the early 20th century. The residence provided a home-like setting, where a pioneering generation of professional nurses lived, trained, and formed lasting ties.

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: Wednesday, January 23

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hersey Pavilion
Royal Victoria Hospital
687 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Odette Lachance
    Communications Advisor