Government of Canada

Government of Canada

October 24, 2013 16:13 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Investment in Next Generation Auto R&D

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 24, 2013) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology) will announce an investment in support of research innovation in the Canadian automotive industry. The Minister of State will be accompanied by Member of Parliament David Sweet (Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale), and Member of Parliament Dean Allison (Niagara West - Glanbrook).

Following the event, media is invited to join the Minister of State for a tour of the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC) facilities.

Date: Friday, October 25, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: McMaster University
Automotive Resource Centre (MARC)
Careport Centre
200 Longwood Road South, Room 106
Hamilton ON
L8P OA6

Contact Information

  • Mary Ann Dewey-Plante, Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    (Federal Economic Development Initiative
    for Northern Ontario)
    613-943-6177

    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
    613-943-2502; 1-800-328-6189
    media-relations@ic.gc.ca