Media Advisory - Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, to announce new investments to enhance internationally renowned research facilities across Canada

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will be at Canadian Light Source to announce funding for seven national research facilities across Canada.

The Minister will be joined by the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Board Chair, Dr. Ingrid J. Pickering.

Following the announcement, media will have the opportunity to ask questions of Minister Duncan.

A media tour with Minister Duncan will start at 9:30 a.m. Media will need to arrive 15 minutes early in order to be escorted to the beamline.

DATE:  April 29, 2019
TOUR: 9:30 a.m. (CST)
ANNOUNCEMENT:  10:00 a.m. (CST)
LOCATION:  Canadian Light Source
  University of Saskatchewan
  44 Innovation Boulevard
  Saskatoon, SK

For more information:

Olivia Carey
Media Relations and
Social Media Officer
Canada Foundation for Innovation
613.943.2580 (office)
613.447.1723 (mobile)
Daniele Medlej
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science and Sport

 Media Relations
Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada