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Industry Canada

July 30, 2015 14:17 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Shea to Highlight Long-Term Investment in Researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwired - July 30, 2015) - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, accompanied by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will highlight a significant investment in research at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Shea and Minister of State Holder will tour several laboratories at the Atlantic Veterinary College, including the lab of Dr. Collins Kamunde, which will be shown by Dr. Michael van den Heuvel, Canada Research Chair in Watershed Ecological Integrity.

Members of the media are invited to attend. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in at the reception desk.

Date: Friday, July 31, 2015
Time: Media arrival-8:45 a.m.
Lab tour-9:00 a.m.
Announcement-9:30 a.m.
Location: University of Prince Edward Island
Atlantic Veterinary College
McCain Foundation Learning Commons
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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Contact Information

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

    Martin Leroux
    Media and Public Affairs Officer
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    613-943-7618
    media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca

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