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Media Advisory: Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques in Whitehorse, Yukon

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/14 -- On May 11-14, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be in Whitehorse, Yukon, to meet with students and citizens. He will speak about his journey, what it takes to become an astronaut and will touch on life in space.

Media are invited to attend David Saint-Jacques' following presentations events:

Sunday, May 11

Time:       4 p.m. (PDT)
What:       Presentation at Hacking Health North
Audience:   150 participants expected (patients, healthcare professionals,
            technology-focused developers, general public)
Where:      Kwalin Dun Cultural Centre (main room)
            1171 1st Avenue, Whitehorse

Monday, May 12

Time:       9 a.m. (PDT)
Audience:   150-200 students (grades 3-7)
Where:      Jack Hulland Elementary School
            1304 Fir Street, Whitehorse (Porter Creek)

Time:       10:50 a.m. (PDT)
Audience:   250 students (grades 4 to 7) from Whitehorse Elementary School
            and 46 students (grades 4 and 6) from Ecole Emilie Tremblay
Where:      Whitehorse Elementary School
            4181 4th Avenue, Whitehorse
            NOTE: This presentation will be given in French.

Time:       2:10 p.m. (PDT)
Audience:   70 students (grade 8 to 12)
Where:      Porter Creek Secondary School
            1405 Hickory Street, Whitehorse

Tuesday, May 13

Time:       12 p.m. (PDT)
Public:     Faculty, staff of Yukon College Ayamdigut and general public
Where:      Yukon College Ayamdigut Campus
            500 College Drive, Whitehorse

Time:       2:15 p.m. (PDT)
Public:     100 students (grades 9 to 12)
Where:      FH Collins Secondary
            1001 Lewes Blvd, Whitehorse

Time:       4 p.m. (PDT)
What:       Presentation at the Science Adventures/All-Girls Science Club
Public:     14 girls (ages 10-14) and parents
Where:      Yukon College
            500 College Drive, Room A2402 (upstairs in the Academic Wing),

Time:       7 p.m. (PDT)
What:       YuKonstruct Unofficial Opening
Public:     50-150 (general public)
Where:      135 Industrial Rd, Whitehorse

Wednesday, May 14

Time:       9 a.m. (PDT)
What:       Presentation in collaboration with Bringing Youth Towards
            Equality (BYTE)
Public:     25 people (students grade 1 to 6 and community members)
Where:      Carcross School, Carcross

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