Industry Canada

Industry Canada

February 05, 2015 14:49 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ambrose to Announce Significant Investment in National Health Research Network

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 5, 2015) - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in a research network under the Networks of Centres of Excellence program.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Ambrose will tour the lab of Dr. Todd Lowary, Scientific Director, GlycoNet. Media are invited to join.

This announcement follows the Government of Canada's recent launch of the updated science, technology and innovation strategy.

Date: Friday, February 6, 2015
Time: Media arrival at 10:45 a.m.
Tour at 11:00 a.m.
Announcement at 11:30 a.m.
Tour location: Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science
Lab 4-095
University of Alberta
11455 Saskatchewan Drive (east of 116 Street)
Edmonton, Alberta
Announcement location: Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science
East Landing, 5th Floor

Follow us on Twitter: @industrycanada

Contact Information

  • Scott French
    Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
    Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    343-291-2700

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    343-291-1777
    media-relations@ic.gc.ca