National Research Council Canada-NRC

National Research Council Canada-NRC

April 29, 2008 16:32 ET

Media Advisory/NRC: Government of Canada to Invest in Vancouver's World-Class Fuel Cell Industry

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Representing the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the National Research Council Canada (NRC), the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, will announce an investment in Vancouver's fuel cell and hydrogen technologies cluster, and officially open the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Gateway.

Dr. Pierre Coulombe, NRC President, will join Minister Lunn in delivering remarks, as will Mr. John Tak, President and CEO of Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Canada and Dr. Chris Guzy, Vice-President, Operations & Chief Technology Officer, Ballard Power Systems.



Event: Announcement confirming Government of Canada's renewed
investment in NRC's fuel cell and hydrogen technologies cluster
initiative, and official opening of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell
Gateway

Date: Friday, May 2, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: NRC Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation (NRC-IFCI), Atrium 4250
Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia


Photo opportunities, media availability with all speakers and tours of the NRC Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation and the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Gateway will follow the announcement.

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