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OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

March 25, 2010 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Research Excellence At St. Mary's University

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of National Revenue, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, will be at St. Mary's University to announce the latest Canada Research Chairs for Nova Scotia post-secondary institutions. The researchers appointed to these prestigious academic positions are world leaders in vital research fields, including energy, health, the environment, biotechnology and economics.

Following the announcement, there will be a photo opportunity and media availability.

Date: Friday, March 26, 2010
   
Time: 1:00 p.m.
   
Location: Science Building, Room 127
  St. Mary's University
  923 Robie Street
  Halifax, Nova Scotia

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    613-943-7599
    or
    Canada Research Chairs Program
    Trevor Lynn
    Manager, Communications
    613-992-7302