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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Important Investment in Research

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/14 -- The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science & Technology), and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce new investments in research infrastructure at universities across Canada.

Prior to the announcement, the Minister Holder will tour the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) research centre. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date:          Monday, April 14, 2014

Time:          Tour at 10:30 a.m. EST
               Announcement at 11:00 a.m. EST

Location:      Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE)
               Ivor Wynne Centre
               Rm A204
               McMaster University
               1280 Main St W
               Hamilton, ON

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 innovation.ca.

Contacts:
Michael Bhardwaj
Media Relations
Canada Foundation for Innovation
613-943-5346 (office)
613-222-1910 (mobile)
[email protected]

Scott French
Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
Office of the Minister of State
(Science and Technology)
613-943-6177

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