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November 20, 2014 13:46 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce New Research Pilot Aimed at Strengthening Canadian Communities

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2014) -

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will be at Red River College in Winnipeg to make a national announcement related to a new pilot program to encourage community-college collaboration.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Holder will observe a demonstration of an online educational portal. Media are invited to join.

DATE: November 21, 2014
TIME: Demo at 10:00 a.m. CT
Announcement at 10:30 a.m. CT
PLACE: Red River College (Room P107)
The Roblin Centre
160 Princess Street
Winnipeg, MB

Contact Information

  • Scott French
    Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
    Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-943-6177
    Scott.French@ic.gc.ca

    Christopher Walters
    Director of Communications
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    613-992-4283
    christopher.walters@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

    Christine Payne
    Director, College and Public Relations
    Red River College
    204-632-2264
    Cell: 204-803-9063
    chpayne@rrc.ca