Advisory - Minister Gary Goodyear to Announce Recipients of Awards for International Research Collaboration

    OTTAWA, Feb. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of
State (Science and Technology), will announce the grant recipients of the
International Research Chairs Initiative, a project sponsored by Canada's
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in collaboration with the
Canada Research Chairs Program.
    Minister Goodyear will be joined by The Honourable Barbara McDougall,
Chairman of the Board of IDRC.

    Date:     Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Time:     6:00 p.m.
    Location: Commonwealth Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill

    The event and the reception to follow are open to the media. Photo
opportunities with Minister Goodyear and Mrs. McDougall will follow the

    About IDRC

    Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is one of the
world's leading institutions in the generation and application of new
knowledge to meet the challenges of international development. For nearly 40
years, IDRC has worked in close collaboration with researchers from the
developing world to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous

For further information:

For further information: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, Senior Media
Advisor, IDRC, (613) 696-2343,; Gary Toft, Director
of Communications, Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State
(Science and Technology), (613) 943-7599,

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