VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2012) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, will be at the University of Victoria on Monday to tour the university's upgraded buildings. Federal funding for the projects was delivered through the Government of Canada's Knowledge Infrastructure Program.

While in Victoria, Minister of State Goodyear will hold a roundtable discussion with city business leaders at the offices of the Victoria Advanced Technology Council. Following that meeting, the Minister of State will meet with entrepreneurs and researchers on a tour of the Vancouver Island Technology Park.

Minister of State Goodyear will be available for questions and photos.

Date: Monday, January 23, 2012
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: University of Victoria
University Centre
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, British Columbia

Contact Information:

Stephanie Thomas
Special Assistant (Communications)
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
613-943-2956

Media Relations
Industry Canada
613-943-2502