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Astronaut Chris Hadfield to speak to U of T community on Friday (March 14)

TORONTO, ON — Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to command the International Space Station (ISS), will be speaking to University of Toronto students, staff and faculty at Convocation Hall on Friday, March 14.

This event  recognizes the leadership of U of T’s students who raised almost $150,000 for last year’s Movember men’s health campaign. Because they raised more money than any other Canadian university, the team’s prize was a campus visit by Hadfield.

WHO: Chris Hadfield

WHAT: will visit the U of T to recognize the student Movember team and give a short lecture followed by a Q and A and book signing of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.

WHERE: Convocation Hall, 31 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

WHEN: Friday, March 14, 4pm


• Hadfield will be available to media for 10 minutes after his talk at 5pm.

• Still photography without flash will only be allowed during the lecture; no video or audio recording .

• Reporters can enter through the accessibility doors of Convocation Hall (See map):


For more information, contact:

Media Relations
University of Toronto
Tel: 416-978-0100