Franklin Expedition announcement from environment minister

12/18/2014 09:15 EST | Updated 02/17/2015 05:59 EST
Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq is set to make what the government is calling "an important announcement about the lost Franklin Expedition" this morning in Toronto.

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CBC News is livestreaming the press conference from the Royal Ontario Museum starting at 9:30 a.m. ET.

In September, the federal government announced that researchers had found HMS Erebus, one of two ships that were missing for more than a century and a half after explorer Sir John Franklin and his crew got trapped in ice while trying to find the Northwest Passage in 1846.