Science & Technology Week

October 12, 2006

Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), officially launched National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on Wednesday at the Centre of the Universe, located at the National Research Council's Hertzberg Institute of Astrophysics, in Victoria. NSTW is a Canada-wide event from October 13-22 that celebrates the importance of science and technology in our lives. Events across the country include interactive forest fire exhibits in Ontario, the science behind rocks and fossils in Alberta, and blogs from New Brunswick scientists and researchers. More information on specific regional activities can be found by visiting the Web site at (Media release at )