Media advisory - Canadian astronaut Steve MacLean to inspire young detectives at community science event supporting environmental cancer research



    TORONTO, March 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian astronaut Steve MacLean will
make a special presentation and share his passion for discovery with Toronto
youth on March 24th at Clues for the Cure, an interactive science scavenger
hunt. Media are invited to attend the event whose proceeds support The Cancer
Research Society's Environment-Cancer Fund (ECF), Canada's first major fund
dedicated to uncovering the links between the environment and cancer.
    MacLean, Spokesperson for the event, is supporting this initiative to
raise awareness of the new ECF and to spark the imaginations of the next
generation of outstanding Canadian thinkers.

    
    Event:       Clues for the Cure

    Date:        Saturday, March 24, 2007
                 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

    Details:     Science scavenger hunt through Science Centre exhibits for
                 teams of youth, their families, friends and community
                 mentors (6p.m.-7:30p.m.)
                 Presentation by Steve MacLean, Astronaut, Canadian Space
                 Agency (7:45p.m.-8:15p.m.)

    Location:    Ontario Science Centre
                 770 Don Mills Road
                 Toronto, ON

                 (xxx)Valley Entrance(xxx) South East corner of Don Mills Rd.
                 & Eglinton Ave. East

    Parking:     Free Parking is available at the Ontario Science Centre,
                 South Parking Lot
                 Entrance on Service Road, just south of main entrance off
                 Don Mills Rd opposite of Gateway Blvd.
    




For further information:

For further information: Amy Tait, The Cancer Research Society,
1-888-766-2262, ext. 501, Cell.: (613) 222-4258; Delphine Grenon, The Cancer
Research Society, 1-866-343-2262, Cell.: (514) 249-7602

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