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Media Advisory: Government of Canada Honours Dr. Art McDonald, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2015

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will host a reception on Parliament Hill to honour Dr. Art McDonald, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2015. Dr. McDonald's award, which he shares with his colleague Takaaki Kajita of Japan, represents a global recognition of their groundbreaking scientific experiments to demonstrate that neutrinos have mass. Prior to the reception, Minister Duncan and Dr. McDonald will attend Question Period.

Date: March 8, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. - Question Period
4:00 p.m. - Reception
Location: House of Commons Foyer
Centre Block
Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario

The Minister and Dr. McDonald will be available to media as of 3:30 p.m.

Speaker's Boardroom, 215-N
Centre Block
Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario
Photo opportunity only

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