WINNIPEG, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - To promote the opening of its expanded coin plating facility and of its full-time centre for research and development in Winnipeg, the Royal Canadian Mint is inviting media to an official opening ceremony.
|Where:|| Royal Canadian Mint
520 Lagimodière Boulevard
(Hieu C. Truong Centre of Excellence Entrance)
|When:|| Thursday, June 13, 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Arrival: 9:45 a.m.
Opening ceremony: 10:00 a.m.
(Media availability to follow)
|Who:|| Mr. Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO, Royal Canadian Mint
Ms. Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance
His Worship Sam Katz, Mayor of Winnipeg
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.
SOURCE: Government of Canada
For further information:
Senior Manager, Communications
Tel: (613) 949-5777
Cell: (613) 884-6370