Media Advisory - Montréal's Nature Museums Release Their Life Plan and Announce the Winning Concept for the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium

    MONTREAL, Sept. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of the city of
Montréal, Helen Fotopulos, Executive Committee member responsible for Mount
Royal, nature parks and large parks, the Nature Museums and the status of
women, and Charles-Mathieu Brunelle, Director of Montréal's Nature Museums,
are pleased to invite you to the release of the Nature Museums' 2009-2017
Business Plan/Life Plan. This is your opportunity to learn about five major
projects aimed at rethinking the bonds between humankind and nature and
cultivating a new way of living.
    This will also be your chance to see the sketches of the future Rio Tinto
Alcan Planetarium. The winning concept was submitted as part of an
architectural competition of international scope, launched last fall by the
city of Montréal. The project, by Cardin Ramirez Julien, was recommended by a
selection jury, out of 62 submissions.

    Press conference

    When:      September 9, at 2 p.m.

    Where:     In the auditorium of the main lobby of the Olympic
               Installations Board building

    Parking:   Pay parking at 3200, rue Viau (P B1)
               (Free parking on presentation of your press card)

    Viau metro station

For further information:

For further information: Nadine Fortin, Communications Co-ordinator,
Montréal's Nature Museums, (514) 868-3053; Karine Jalbert, Communications
Co-ordinator, Montréal's Nature Museums, (514) 872-1453; Source: Martin
Tremblay, Office of the Mayor and Executive Committee, (514) 872-0274

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