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January 12, 2011 11:51 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Celebrate New Canada Research Chairs

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Jan. 12, 2011) - The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, will congratulate the new recipients of Canada Research Chairs at the University of Winnipeg. The Canada Research Chairs program is helping Canada develop, attract and retain some of the world's best researchers.

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

Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011
   
Time: 1:00 p.m.
   
Location: University of Winnipeg
  515 Portage Avenue
  Convocation Hall, Room 2W16
  Wesley Hall
  Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Canada Research Chairs Program
    Trevor Lynn
    Manager, Communications
    613-992-7302
    613-302-9879 (cell)
    trevor.lynn@chairs-chaires.gc.ca
    or
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    Yves Melanson
    Coordinator, Media Relations
    613-996-3160
    613-447-1723 (cell)
    yves.melanson@innovation.ca
    or
    Canada Research Chairs Program
    Michael Adams
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-994-1758
    613-884-6118 (cell)
    michael.adams@chairs-chaires.gc.ca
    or
    Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Gemma Collins
    Director of Communications
    613-995-9001