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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister of Science and Sport to announce funding for new R&D collaborations to support jobs in science and engineering/

Canada NewsWire

OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce the recipients of new funding for research and development collaborations between Canada's top researchers, companies and government to create jobs and support hands-on training.

The Minister will also tour Promation, an automation manufacturing facility in Oakville, with Dr. Ehsan Toyserkani, Professor at University of Waterloo and David Johnston, General Manager at Promation.

Prior to the announcement and tour, the Minister will speak to members of Oakville's business community about how investing in science grows the economy and creates jobs.

The Minister will be available to media following the announcement. All media are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early to sign in at the reception desk.

 

Speech



Date:

August 10, 2018



Time:

8:10 a.m. (EDT)



Location:

Oakville Chamber of Commerce



Funding announcement



Time:

Laboratory Tour – 10:15 a.m. (EDT)
Announcement – 10:45 a.m. (EDT)



Location:

Promation
Boardroom, 2nd floor
2767 Brighton Road
Oakville, Ontario
L6H 6J4 Canada

 

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