Media Advisory - Minister Blackburn delivers $100,000 in research and development tax credits to Les Enductions Repulpables RETEC Inc.

    MONTREAL, Sept. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - On September 3, 2009, the Honourable
Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State
(Agriculture and Agri-Food), will meet with Mr. François Dandenault, President
and CEO of Les Enductions Repulpables RETEC Inc., to personally deliver a
cheque for $100,000 in tax credits for scientific research and experimental
development (SR&ED).
    SR&ED investment tax credits support Tekna Plasma Systems Inc. in the
design, development and construction of integrated plasma systems for a wide
range of laboratory research and industrial-scale materials processing and
surface treatment applications.
    The SR&ED program is a federal tax incentive program administered by the
Canada Revenue Agency, which encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and
in all sectors, to conduct research and development in Canada. The SR&ED
program gives claimants cash refunds and/or tax credits for their expenditures
on eligible work done in Canada.
    Minister Blackburn will be available to answer media questions relating
to today's event, as well as the UBS issue.

          Date:      Thursday, September 3, 2009

          Time:      2:00 p.m.

          Location:  Les Enductions Repulpables RETEC Inc.
                     836 Industriel Boulevard
                     Granby, Quebec

For further information:

For further information: Serge Paradis, Media Relations, Canada Revenue
Agency, (514) 283-2464, ext. 8225; Sophie Doucet, Press Secretary, Office of
the Minister of National Revenue, (613) 995-2960

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