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December 17, 2008 17:46 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Make Announcement at PEI's Nutrisciences and Health Technology Cluster

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2008) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will make a health research announcement to benefit Canadians.

In addition, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and NRC President Dr. Pierre Coulombe will join Minister Gary Goodyear at the event.



Event: News conference

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Place: National Research Council of Canada
Institute for Nutrisciences and Health
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island


Photo opportunities and media availability with Minister Goodyear and Dr. Pierre Coulombe and a tour of the NRC Institute for Nutrisciences and Health will follow the announcement.

www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Contact Information

  • National Research Council Canada
    Institute for Nutrisciences and Health
    Lise Lafontaine
    Communications Advisor
    Cell: 902-218-0097
    lise.lafontaine@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
    or
    National Research Council of Canada
    NRC Communications and Corporate Relations
    Natalie Hall
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-990-6091
    natalie.hall@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    613-943-7599
    or
    National Research Council of Canada
    NRC Communications and Corporate Relations
    Marc Hudon
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-990-1572/Cell: 613-608-8301
    marc.hudon@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca