Media Advisory - Minister of Science to travel to Washington, D.C., to meet U.S. science officials

OTTAWA, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be in Washington, D.C., tomorrow through Thursday for meetings with top U.S. science officials.

While in Washington, Minister Duncan will also participate in an event at the Canadian embassy to honour Dr. Arthur McDonald, 2015 Nobel Laureate in Physics.




May 2 to 4, 2017


Washington, D.C.

Lecture by Dr. McDonald, open to media


Tuesday, May 2, 2017


Guests arrive – 5:00 p.m.

Event – 5:30 p.m.


Embassy of Canada in Washington

Main Theatre

501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, D.C.


Hanna Wajda, Deputy Spokesperson

202-448-6339 or

RSVP by 1:00 p.m. on May 2


Follow Minister Duncan on social media.
Twitter: @ScienceMin
Instagram: sciencemin


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Stéfanie Power, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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