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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Major Funding in Support of Scientific Research

LONDON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/14 -- The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a major investment in scientific research for universities across Canada. The Minister will be joined by Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, and Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London.

After the announcement, Minister Holder will tour the lab of Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos, at Western University. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date:     June 26, 2014

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

Location: Lobby of the Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion
          1151 Richmond St.
          Western University
          London, Ontario

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

Martin Leroux
Media and Public Affairs Officer
Natural Sciences and
Engineering Research Council of Canada
613-943-7618
[email protected]

Media Relations
Industry Canada
613-943-2502
1-800-328-6189
[email protected]

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