Industry Canada

Industry Canada
OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

November 16, 2006 17:12 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's Minister of Industry and Quebec's Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade Announce an Investment...

...for the Creation of Quebec Businesses in the Technology Sector

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 16, 2006) - On Friday, November 17, the Honourable Maxime Bernier, federal Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Business Development Bank of Canada, and Raymond Bachand, Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade for the Government of Quebec, will be in Montreal to announce the launch of an investment fund dedicated to the creation of businesses in the Quebec technology sector. The ministers and fund representatives will be available to the media following the announcement.



Date: Friday, November 17, 2006

Time: 10:00 a.m. (spokesperson will answer questions at 10:20 a.m.)

Location: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Peribonka Room
900 Rene-Levesque Blvd. W.
Montreal, Quebec



Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Maxime Bernier
    Minister of Industry
    Isabelle Fontaine
    613-995-9001
    or
    Office of the Minister of Economic
    Development, Innovation and Export Trade
    Damir Croteau
    418-691-5650
    or
    BDC
    Eva Boucher-Hartling
    Media Relations Manager
    514-283-7929
    eva.boucher-hartling@bdc.ca