Media Advisory - Minister Holder, MP Trottier to announce new investment in genomic solutions to industry challenges

TORONTO, June 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) along with Bernard Trottier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for La Francophonie and Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Lakeshore, will make an important announcement related to applied genomics solutions to industry challenges. Minister Holder will be joined by Lorne Hepworth, Chair of Genome Canada.

Prior to the announcement, dignitaries and media are invited to tour the Molecular Diagnostics Division at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network. Media interviews can be arranged following the announcement.



June 5, 2015


9:45 a.m. tour, 10:15 a.m. announcement


Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

610 University Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9

Tour: Room 10-625

Announcement: 7th Floor Atrium


SOURCE Genome Canada

For further information: Scott French, Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs, Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology), 343-291-2700; Media Relations, Industry Canada, 343-291-1777, ; Andrea Matyas, Director, Communications, Genome Canada,, 613-790-0106


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