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Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada to Announce New Investments in Research

Jan 15 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce new investments in research infrastructure at universities and hospitals across Canada.

Date: January 15, 2013Time: 10:30 a.m. (P.S.T.)Location: TASC 2 Atrium, 7000 level Simon Fraser University 8888 University Drive Burnaby BC



A photo opportunity will take place following the announcement and key spokespeople will be available for interviews. The event will conclude with a tour of 4D LABS, a world-class nano-materials research facility at Simon Fraser University.

About the Canada Foundation for Innovation

The Canada Foundation for Innovation gives researchers the tools they need to think big and innovate. By investing in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in Canada's universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions, the CFI is helping to attract and retain the world's top talent, to train the next generation of researchers, to support private-sector innovation and to create high-quality jobs that strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life for all Canadians. For more information, visit www.innovation.ca.



Contacts:
Ryan Saxby Hill
Media Relations
Canada Foundation for Innovation
613-943-5346
613-294-6247 (mobile)
ryansaxbyhill@innovation.ca

Michele-Jamali Paquette
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
613-947-2956





Source: Marketwire


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