Government of Canada

Government of Canada

March 14, 2011 16:20 ET

Media Advisory: Baird Tours New Skilled Trades Centre

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - The Honourable John Baird, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Ottawa West - Nepean, will visit the new Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, one of the first projects announced under the Knowledge Infrastructure Program - part of Canada's Economic Action Plan.

Minister Baird will be hosted by Algonquin College President Robert Gillett for a brief tour and statement. Both will be available for media interviews.

DATE: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
   
TIME: 2:00 pm for safety equipment distribution and briefing; tour begins at 2:15 pm
   
PLACE: Algonquin College, Woodroffe Campus, 'A' Building foyer.

Please Note: Due to on-going construction on-site, safety equipment is required. Media representatives requiring this equipment are requested to RSVP to Christine Brennan in advance at 613-727-4723 extension 2148.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable John Baird,
    Leader of the Government in the House of Commons
    Chris Day
    Director of Communications & Issues Management
    613-995-7226
    Chris.Day@lghc-lgcc.gc.ca