Media Advisory - Innovation Minister opens Government of Canada's first big-data lab

OTTAWA, May 4, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will officially open a state-of-the-art research lab that will use vast amounts of real-time data to manage the invisible radio waves that power wireless communication networks.



Monday, May 8, 2017


Media registration:     

9:45 a.m.

Event start:

10:00 a.m.


Communications Research Centre

3701 Carling Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario


The Communications Research Centre is a secure facility; members of the media are requested to confirm their attendance by noon on Friday, May 5, 2017.

A written confirmation should be sent to and further instructions will follow.

If you are not a Canadian citizen, a photocopy of your passport is required for security clearance.

Follow Minister Bains on Twitter: @MinisterISED


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: 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,


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