Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

April 23, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 23, 2012) - Please be advised that the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will participate in International Polar Year (IPY) 2012 Conference "From Knowledge to Action".

Minister Duncan will appear twice, as below:

1) Opening Ceremony

Date: Monday, April 23
Time: 9:00 a.m. ET
Location: Palais des Congrès de Montréal,
5th level, Plenary Hall

*Media wishing to set up interviews with Minister Duncan may contact his Press Secretary, Jan O'Driscoll, at (613) 797-9504.

2) Closing Ceremony

Date: Friday, April 27
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Palais des Congrès de Montréal,
5th level, Plenary Hall

Media who have accreditation for the conference will have access to these events. Non-accredited media are advised to contact the conference media centre (contact below) and to arrive no less than 30 minutes prior to the event.

Jacques Lavigne
Media relations - IPY 2012
Tel : 514-283-1104
Cell : 514-949-1650
e-mail : IPYmediaAPI@bell.net

Contact Information

  • Jan O'Driscoll
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Honourable John Duncan
    613-797-9504

    AANDC Media Relations Line
    819-953-1160