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April 07, 2015 15:08 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Media Advisory: Minister Poilievre and MP Galipeau to Celebrate Research Partnerships in National Capital Region

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 7, 2015) - This document corrects and replaces the media advisory that was sent today at 1:30 PM ET

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Minister for Democratic Reform and Minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will make an announcement concerning the Government of Canada's support for partnerships between colleges and local businesses in the National Capital Region. The Minister will be joined by Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans.

The announcement will celebrate funding provided through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's College and Community Innovation Program.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Poilievre and Mr. Galipeau will tour Algonquin College's Centre for Construction Excellence. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: Tour-11:00 a.m. (ET)
Announcement-11:30 a.m. (ET)
Location: Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence
Room CA 118
Algonquin College
1406 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
(Across the street from main campus)

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Contact Information

  • Scott French
    Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
    Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    343-291-2700

    Martin Leroux
    Media and Public Affairs Officer
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    613-943-7618
    media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    343-291-1777
    media-relations@ic.gc.ca