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Tony Clement to reveal Canada's contribution to new 'space exploration mission'

Treasury Board President Tony Clement hits the stage at the Royal Ontario Museum, where he'll reveal the details of Canada's latest contribution to a "space exploration mission"

Elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Area, Minister of State for Seniors Alice Wong delivers fresh support to the Plast Huculak Centre.

Elsewhere on the ministerial circuit:

    • Transport Minister Lisa Raitt teams up with Cape Breton Mayor Cecil Clarke for an appearance at Sydney Airport, where, alongside local airport authority chair Doug Peach, they'll take questions on new federal funding.
    • In Quebec, Public Safety Minister Steve Blaney delivers glad tidings during a visit to La Pocatiere-based Solutions Novika, while his junior cabinet colleague Maxime Bernier hosts a tourism roundtable in Quebec City.
    • Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson drops by the South East Edmonton Seniors Association to show his government's staunch support for both the local seniors group and the Alberta Caregivers Association.

Back in the capital, Amnesty International Canada secretary general Alex Neve joins former MP David KIlgour and Falun Gong supporters and practitioners outside the Chinese Embassy, where the group will protest "the worst modern day atrocity in China that has lasted for 15 years against innocent people for their spiritual belief."

Finally, later this evening, Whitby - Oshawa Liberals will gather to acclaim businesswoman Celina Caesar-Chavannes as candidate-in-waiting for the still undeclared byelection in Whitby-Oshawa.

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