Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation

August 31, 2011 11:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2011) - Please join Minister of State (Science and Technology), The Honourable Gary Goodyear, and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to unveil significant new investments in research infrastructure at universities across Canada.

Date: September 1, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. (CDT)
Location: Allen Building
30 A Sifton Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

A photo opportunity will take place following the announcement and key spokespersons will be available for interviews. The event will conclude with a tour of the meteorology and weather research group facilities, led by Dr. John Hanesiak.

Created by the Government of Canada in 1997, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) builds our nation's capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians through investments in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions.

Contact Information

  • Yves Melanson
    Coordinator, Media Relations
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    Cell.: 613-447-1723

    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)

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