RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - Representatives of the media are invited to a news conference during which the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State for Canada Economic Development, will announce major funding to the Université du Québec à Rimouski and the Institute of Ocean Sciences (ISMER), and to the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Development of Ocean Mapping (CIDCO).

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
   
Time: 2:00 p.m.
   
Location: Institute of Ocean Sciences
  Mohammed-El-Sabh Room
  310 Allée des Ursulines
  Rimouski

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Claudie Lamontagne
Communications
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or
Canada Economic Development
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Benoit Fortin - Special Assistant, Communications
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