Canada Foundation for Innovation



Canada Foundation for Innovation

April 11, 2014 11:56 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Important Investment in Research

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 11, 2014) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science & Technology), and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce new investments in research infrastructure at universities across Canada.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Holder will tour the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) research centre. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
Time: Tour at 10:30 a.m. EST
Announcement at 11:00 a.m. EST
Location: Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE)
Ivor Wynne Centre
Rm A204
McMaster University
1280 Main St W
Hamilton, ON

About the Canada Foundation for Innovation

The Canada Foundation for Innovation gives researchers the tools they need to think big and innovate. By investing in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in Canada's universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions, the CFI is helping to attract and retain the world's top talent, to train the next generation of researchers, to support private-sector innovation and to create high-quality jobs that strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life for all Canadians. For more information, visit innovation.ca.

Contact Information

  • Michael Bhardwaj
    Media Relations
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    613-943-5346 (office)
    613-222-1910 (mobile)
    Michael.bhardwaj@innovation.ca

    Scott French
    Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
    Office of the Minister of State
    (Science and Technology)
    613-943-6177