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March 25, 2010 17:38 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Invests in Research Excellence at the University of Victoria

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of State (Sport), will be at the University of Victoria 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.
   
Location: The University Club of Victoria
  Wildrose Room
  West Campus Way
  University of Victoria
  Victoria, British Columbia

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