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March 17, 2011 13:01 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Major Contribution in Fight Against Malaria

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), along with Mr. Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon–Humboldt, will announce breakthrough Canadian research that will fight malaria and help save millions of lives in Africa, especially those of women and children.

Date: Friday, March 18, 2011
   
Time: 9:30 a.m. CST
   
Place: National Research Council of Canada Plant Biotechnology Institute
  110 Gymnasium Place
  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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    Gary Toft
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