Media Advisory - Minister Sohi to celebrate support for top science researchers at the University of Alberta

EDMONTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will celebrate support for science research and innovation at the University of Alberta. This support will help increase knowledge in all scientific disciplines, providing the evidence necessary to make sound policy decisions that benefit Canadians and grow the middle class.

After to the announcement, Minister Sohi will tour a lab in the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS). Media are invited to join the tour.

Media availability and photo opportunities will take place following the announcement.


Friday, December 2, 2016


Announcement at 12:00 p.m.
Tour at 12:40 p.m.


University of Alberta, North Campus
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS)
5th Floor Foyer (near the elevators)
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta


Follow Minister Duncan on social media.
Twitter: @ScienceMin
Instagram: sciencemin


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Véronique Perron, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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