Media Advisory - Government of Canada celebrates Dr. Norman Bethune's artistic and humanitarian contributions

TORONTO, Nov. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington - Halton Hills, will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the death of Dr. Norman Bethune during an international exhibition of children's self-portraits from Canada, Spain and China.

The Honourable Michael Chong will participate on behalf of the Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada.

Delegates from the Chinese and Spanish consulates in Toronto will also be in attendance.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.

    The details are as follows:

    Date:      Thursday, November 12, 2009

    Time:      12 p.m.

    Location:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
               255 Front Street West
               North Building, Room 203
               Toronto, Ontario
For further information: Sara Atkins, Manager, External Relations, Trent-Severn Waterway, Central Ontario Field Unit, Parks Canada, (705) 750-4900