The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians, and the Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment, officially launched IPY in Canada and confirmed $150 million in federal funding for an ambitious program by Canada’s New Government for the two-year program.
The launch, which tooke place at the Canadian Museum of Civilization,  was available via live webcast at at 11.15 am local time on March 1.
For more information on IPY in Canada, visit the Canadian IPY website.