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August 29, 2012 14:13 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Celebrate Recipients of Canada's Most Prestigious Graduate Scholarships

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2012) -

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

Dr. Kellie Leitch, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, will make an important announcement related to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, which will help Canada develop, attract and retain some of the world's best doctoral candidates.

There will be a photo opportunity and media availability following the announcement.

DATE: Thursday, August 30, 2012
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Room CRI 100, Cancer Research Institute Building
10 Stuart Street, entrance on the left side of Botterell Hall
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Michele-Jamali Paquette
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-947-2956

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502

    Michael Adams
    Communications Advisor, Tri-Agency Programs
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
    michael.adams@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca
    613-944-1758
    613-219-7523 (Cell)