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March 25, 2010 15:27 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Research Excellence at Universite Laval

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - The Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister for La Francophonie, will be at Université Laval to announce the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at the university. 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: 11:30 a.m.
   
  Université Laval
Location: Salle Le Cercle, 4th Floor
  Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins
  2325 Rue de l'Université
  Québec, Quebec

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