/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - High-speed Internet service for Quebec communities/

OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Dominique Anglade, Quebec Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation and Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy, along with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Canada's Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament for St-Maurice–Champlain, as well as Denis Lemieux, Member of Parliament for Chicoutimi–Le Fjord, will announce the first projects approved under the Government of Canada's Connect to Innovate program as well as projects funded under Québec branché (French only). These programs support projects that provide Canadians living in rural and remote communities with access to high-speed Internet service.

 

Date:

Thursday, August 31, 2017



Time:

12 p.m.



Location:

Marina Park


854 Arthur Road


Roberval, Quebec




In case of rain:


Marina – Members' Salon


854 Arthur Road


Roberval, Quebec

 

A livestream will be available on Twitter via Periscope. Visit @MinisterISED at the time of the announcement.

 

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, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca; Gabrielle Tellier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation and Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy, 418-691-5650; Jean-Pierre D'Auteuil, Responsible for Media Relations, Communications Directorate, Ministry of Economy, Science and Innovation, 418-691-5698, extension 4868, 418-559-0710 (cell)

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