OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 10, 2012) - The Honourable John Baird, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West -Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, will announce the Government of Canada's continued commitment to strengthening innovation and business competitiveness in southern Ontario.

Minister Baird will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

Date: Monday, February 13, 2012
Location: Algonquin College
Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence (ACCE) - Atrium
1408 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K2G 6Z1
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Parking is available for media in Lot 1.

Contact Information:

Stephanie Thomas
Special Assistant, Communications
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear