Government of Canada

Government of Canada

December 12, 2014 15:20 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State Holder to Announce Significant Investment in National Health Research Networks

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 12, 2014) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in research networks under the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program.

Prior to the announcement, the Minister will tour the lab of Dr. Anthony Tang, at Western University. Media are invited to join the tour.

This announcement follows the Government of Canada's recent launch of an updated Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy.

Date: Monday, December 15, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. (EST) Tour
10:30 a.m. (EST) Announcement
Tour location: Western University Hospital, Room C5-117
339 Windermere Road
London, Ontario

Media can park in the Visitor and Staff Parking Garage (P4 on the site map) and will be greeted at the main entrance (Zone B)

Announcement location: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Health Sciences Addition, Room 101
Western University
London, Ontario

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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