Minister Guilbeault and astronaut David Saint-Jacques will celebrate National Flag of Canada Day with an interactive discussion with young people on the theme "Travel the world and beyond with our flag"
MONTRÉAL, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honorable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will take part in an interactive discussion with young people from École secondaire Louis-Joseph Papineau in Papineauville on Friday.
Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Canadian flag, what it represents at home and abroad, and why we celebrate this symbol. Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques will join the conversation virtually, live from Houston, Texas.
As part of this discussion, students will be able to see a Canadian flag that spent 10 years on the International Space Station and was brought back to Earth during David Saint-Jacques' mission last year.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
EVENT: Interactive discussion followed by a photo session
DATE: Friday, February 14, 2020
TIME: 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Montreal Science Centre (Exhibition room Journey to Space), 2 de la Commune Street West, Montréal, Quebec
NOTE: Members of the media are invited to attend the interactive discussion, but only students and teachers will be able to ask questions to Minister Guilbeault and astronaut David Saint-Jacques. Minister Guilbeault will be available to answer questions from the media after the event.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
For further information: (media only), please contact: Camille Gagné-Raynauld, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage, 819-997-7788, [email protected]; Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155, [email protected]; Canadian Space Agency, Media Relations Office, 450-926-4370, [email protected]