Canada Research Chairs

Canada Research Chairs
Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation

March 25, 2010 13:48 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Make an Announcement on Research and Innovation in Canada

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - On Friday, March 26, the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, will announce an investment that will boost research at universities and strengthen the economy across the country. The announcement will help to develop, attract and retain the world's best researchers in Canada.

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

DATE: Friday, March 26, 2010
   
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
   
PLACE: University of Ottawa Biosciences Complex (main foyer)
  30 Marie Curie
  University of Ottawa
  Ottawa, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Canada Research Chairs Program
    Trevor Lynn
    Manager, Communications
    613-992-7302
    Cell: 613-302-9879
    trevor.lynn@chairs-chaires.gc.ca
    or
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    Yves Melanson
    Coordinator, Media Relations
    613-996-3160
    Cell: 613-447-1723
    yves.melanson@innovation.ca
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    613-943-7599
    gary.toft@ic.gc.ca
    or
    University of Ottawa
    Vincent Lamontagne
    Media Relations Officer
    613-562-5800 ext. 3087
    Cell: 613-864-9087
    vincent.lamontagne@uOttawa.ca