QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - Representatives of the media are invited to a news conference during which the Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, Minister for La Francophonie and Minister responsible for the Québec region, acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State for Canada Economic Development, will announce funding from the Government of Canada to the Institut national d'optique.

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011 
   
Time: 10:00 a.m.  
   
Location: Institut national d'optique  
  2740 Einstein St.
  Québec, Quebec 

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or
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