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Canadian Space Education Agreement To Be Announced

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2006

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Rahim Jaffer, Member of Parliament for the Edmonton-Strathcona constituency, on behalf of the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency and the Honourable Gene Zwozdesky, Alberta's Minister of Education, will announce a unique agreement on space learning opportunities for Alberta students and educators.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event and learn more about this partnership and witness in action a typical learning session that will be one of the outcomes of this federal-provincial collaboration.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2006

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

WHAT: Details of the federal-provincial agreement

A hands-on learning activity with high school students from J. Percy Page School and CSA experts via videoconference

WHO:

  • Rahim Jaffer Member of Parliament for the the Edmonton-Strathcona constituency
  • Gene Zwozdesky, Alberta’s Minister of Education
  • High school students from J. Percy Page School
  • Marc Fricker, Robotics instructor, Canadian Space Agency

  WHERE:  J. Percy Page School
2707 Millwoods Road NW
Edmonton, Alberta
Phone: 780-462-3322

 

              For more information please contact:

Julie Simard
Media Relations
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4370

Magharita Reghelini
Communications
Alberta Education
Tel.: (780) 427-5199

To call toll-free within Alberta dial 310-0000.

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