SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA

May 15, 2009 16:38 ET

Media Advisory/SSHRC: Minister Goodyear to Announce Local Investment in Social Sciences and Humanities Research

Attention Assignment Editors (Education, Science, Environment, Aboriginal Issues)

KENORA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 15, 2009) - Media representatives are invited to attend a news conference where Minister of State (Science and Technology) the Honourable Gary Goodyear will make a funding announcement in support of social sciences and humanities research in northern Ontario.

The announcement relates to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).



Who: - The Hon. Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and
technology)
- Greg Rickford, member of Parliament, Kenora-Dryden
- Len Compton, mayor, City of Kenora


When: Tuesday, May 19, 2009
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (CDT)


Where: Super 8 Kenora
240 Lakeview Drive, Kenora, Ontario
Room: Minis Hall


Note to editors: SSHRC is an independent federal government agency that funds university-based research and graduate training through national peer-review competitions. SSHRC also partners with public and private sector organizations to focus research and aid the development of better policies and practices in key areas of Canada's social, cultural and economic life.

Contact Information

  • SSHRC Communications
    David Holton
    613-996-0520
    david.holton@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of state (science and technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of communications
    613-943-7599