12/18/2014 09:15 EST | Updated 02/17/2015 05:59 EST

Franklin Expedition announcement from environment minister

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.