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Media Advisory: Harper Government to Announce Support for Innovative Clean EnergyTechnology and Jobs

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WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2012) - Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will announce support from the Government of Canada for the development of innovative clean energy technology in Winnipeg. Mr. Toet will be joined by Sailesh Thaker, Vice President, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC).



Location: New Flyer Industries
711 Kernaghan Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2C 3T4

Date: October 26, 2012

Time: 11:00 A.M. (local time)



On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) supports the development of Canadian clean energy technologies, readying them for growth and export markets. With a portfolio of projects valued at more than $2 billion, SDTC supports the cleantech industry which is a key driver of jobs, productivity and economic prosperity. SDTC operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of innovative technological solutions. The $590 million SD Tech Fund(TM) supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water, and clean soil. The $500 million NextGen Biofuels Fund(TM) supports the establishment of first-of-kind large demonstration-scale facilities for the production of next-generation renewable fuels.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Pat Breton
Director, Communications
Sustainable Development Technology Canada
613-234-6313x295
media@sdtc.ca


Carly Wolff
Press Secretary
Office of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources
613-996-2007

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