Media Advisory - Government of Canada Celebrates Canada's First Airplane Flight

    BADDECK, NS, Feb. 20 /CNW/ - Mr. Rob Merrifield, Member of Parliament for
Yellowhead and Minister of State (Transport) will announce a Government of
Canada investment in the ongoing commemoration of Canada's entry into the age
of aviation. Mr. Merrifield will also unveil a Parks Canada and Historic Sites
and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the national historic
significance of The First Airplane Flight in Canada.
    Mr. Merrifield will be representing the Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada's
Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, at this event.
    Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

    The details are as follows:

    Date:        Monday, February 23
    Time:        9:30 a.m.
    Location:    Baddeck Bay
                 Baddeck, Nova Scotia

                 Note: This is an outdoor event

For further information:

For further information: Mark Sajatovich, Communications Officer, Cape
Breton Island Field Unit, Parks Canada, Office: (902) 733-3545, Cell: (902)

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