Parks Canada

Parks Canada

June 30, 2011 06:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada to Unveil Details on Archaeological Expeditions in Canada's Arctic

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2011) - The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will unveil plans for the summer 2011 archaeological expeditions in Canada's Arctic.

Minister Kent will announce new details regarding the search for lost vessels of the Franklin Expedition, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, and information on the archaeological surveys of HMS Investigator and related land sites.

Questions can be asked by calling in via teleconference at 1-877-413-4814 (toll free)

Access code is 5125526

To participate, media personnel must call at 10:50.

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

The details are as follows:

Date: June 30
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Location: Parks Canada
Ontario Service Centre
1800 Walkley Road
Ottawa, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Parks Canada
    819-994-3023