OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2011) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, the Honourable Ramona Jennex, Nova Scotia's Minister of Education, and astronaut Robert Thirsk will visit a local elementary school to make an important announcement regarding a collaborative agreement between the Canadian Space Agency and the Nova Scotia Department of Education.

There will be a photo opportunity and media availability following the announcement.

Date: Friday, February 4, 2011
   
Time: 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic Time)
   
Location: Southdale–North Woodside School
  36 Hastings Drive
  Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Contact Information: Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
Minister of Industry
Heather Hume - Press Secretary
613-995-9001
or
Industry Canada
Media Relations
613-943-2502