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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/07/14 -- The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce investments in research infrastructure at universities across Canada.

Date:          January 8, 2014

Time:          10:00 a.m.

Location:      TASC 2 Atrium, 7000 level
               Simon Fraser University
               8888 University Drive
               Burnaby BC

About the Canada Foundation for Innovation

The CFI 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

Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
Minister of State (Science and Technology, and Federal
Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario)

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

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