Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Lametti to Announce Support for Innovation in Calgary

CALGARY, May 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend two important events with David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Member of Parliament for LaSalle—Émard—Verdun, who will be announcing Government of Canada support in the Western Innovation Initiative, and highlight the vision for Canada's Innovation and Skills Plan.

The Parliamentary Secretary will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada.

 

Western Innovation Initiative



Date:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017



Time:

9:00 a.m.



Location:

Innovate Calgary


Alastair Ross Technology Centre


3553 31 Street NW


Calgary, Alberta



Innovation and Skills Plan



Date:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017



Time:

10:30 a.m.



Location:

Dynamic Source Manufacturing


 Unit 117, 2765 – 48 Avenue N.E.


Calgary, Alberta

 

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SOURCE Western Economic Diversification Canada

For further information: Donna Kinley, Regional Communications Manager, Western Economic Diversification Canada, 780-902-2984, Donna.kinley@canada.ca ; Karl W. Sasseville, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, 343-291-2500; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca; WD Toll-Free Number: 1-888-338-WEST (9378), TTY (telecommunications device for the hearing impaired): 1-877-303-3388


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