Media Advisory: Equipping a new generation of researchers to make discoveries and innovate

Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA

LONDON, Ontario, March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada Foundation for Innovation

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will be at Western University to announce funding for research infrastructure and equipment at universities and research hospitals across Canada.

The Minister will be joined by the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s President & CEO, Roseann O’Reilly Runte, The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Science and Sport and to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, and Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre.

Following the announcement, media will have access to Minister Duncan as she joins scientists and students who will showcase their ground-breaking projects and research.

Media are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early.

Date:March 13, 2019
Time:8:45 a.m. EST
Location:Western University
 Western Interdisciplinary Research Building (WIRB) 
 WIRB 3000 (announcement)
 WIRB 2156 (tour)
 1151 Richmond Street North
 London, ON

For more information:

Olivia Carey
Media Relations and
Social Media Officer
Canada Foundation for Innovation
613.943.2580 (office)
613.447.1723 (mobile)

Daniele Medlej
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science and Sport

Media Relations
Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada