The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians, and the Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment, officially launched IPY in Canada and confirmed $150 million in federal funding for an ambitious program by Canada’s New Government for the two-year program.
 
The launch, which tooke place at the Canadian Museum of Civilization,  was available via live webcast at http://www.ipy-api.gc.ca at 11.15 am local time on March 1.
 
For more information on IPY in Canada, visit the Canadian IPY website.
 
IPY website