WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Oct. 4, 2013) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will highlight a new collaborative initiative that will support and train the next generation of Canada's top scientists and engineers as well as meet the changing needs of today's workforce.

Date: Monday, October 7, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: University of Manitoba
Fort Garry Campus
Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge)
114 Sidney Smith Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information:

Mary Ann Dewey-Plante, Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
(Federal Economic Development Initiative for
Northern Ontario)
613-943-6177

Media Relations
Industry Canada
613-943-2502
1-800-328-6189
media-relations@ic.gc.ca