OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/22/12 -- 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 Congres de Montreal, 5th level, Plenary Hall
(i)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 Congres de Montreal, 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
Office of the Honourable John Duncan
AANDC Media Relations Line