OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2011) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, will make an announcement related to postsecondary research and innovation. This announcement is part of the Government of Canada's comprehensive strategy to attract the highest calibre of researchers to this country.

There will be a photo opportunity and media availability following the announcement.

DATE: Monday, November 28, 2011
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Institute for Quantum Computing,
University of Waterloo,
475 Wes Graham Way
Waterloo, Ontario

Contact Information:

Stephanie Thomas
Special Assistant (Communications)
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
613-960-7728

Michael Adams
Communications Advisor
Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program
613-944-1758
Cell: 613-219-7523
michael.adams@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca