Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of James Patrick Howley

Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of James Patrick Howley

Posted on: June 27, 2018 5:30 am

June 27, 2018               St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador                       Parks Canada
 

Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, will take part in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate James Patrick Howley as a person of national historic significance.

James Patrick Howley was an accomplished geologist, author, and curator who greatly advanced cultural and scientific understanding of his native Newfoundland. As a scientist and surveyor, Howley had a lengthy career with the Geological and Topographical Survey of Newfoundland that spanned more than 40 years.

Mr. Whalen will make the announcement on behalf of the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date:                June 28th, 2018

Time:               Ceremony starts at 11:00 a.m.
                         Media to arrive by 10:45 a.m.

Location:       The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Avenue
                        St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Information and RSVP:

Ray Kenny, Public Relations and Communications Officer
Newfoundland East Field Unit
Parks Canada
Ray.Kenny@pc.gc.ca
709-764-415

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