Round tables announced today by the Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
MONTRÉAL, June 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - In order to give Canada an ambitious innovation strategy, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Hon. Navdeep Bains, today announced a series of round tables to be held accross Canada in the coming months. The Fonds de solidarité FTQ's Janie Béïque, Senior Vice-President, was named as one of the "Innovation Leaders" that will lead the discussion.
"Building on its renewed partnership with the federal government, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ supports these consultations. I congratulate Minister Bains on his initiative, as well as our colleague Janie Béïque for her nomination", said Gaétan Morin, President and CEO of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ,
"In the coming years, innovation will be essential for economic growth. The coming round tables will put innovation at the heart of the federal plan for a growing economy", said for her part Ms. Béïque.
Minister Bains' press release can be found here.
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