Chris Hadfield to Participate in the Issue Ceremony for the New $5 Note Featuring Canadarm2 and Dextre

Longueuil, Quebec, November 6, 2013 – On Thursday, November 7, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will join Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz to take part in the Ceremony to officially issue the new $5 note which features Canadarm2 and Dextre. The event will be held at the Canadian Space Agency.

Media representative are invited to attend.

Time What Who Where

1:00 p.m. (EST)

Event begins

  • Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz

  • Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Canadian Space Agency
6767 route de l'Aéroport,
Saint-Hubert, Qc

1:30 p.m. (EST)

Photo OP with speakers

1:45 p.m. (EST)

Interviews with Bank of Canada and CSA experts and purchase new $5

2:30 p.m. (EST)

Media scrum with Chris Hadfield

For more information, visit the Bank of Canada Website.

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