OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 2014) - The Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), will highlight an Economic Action Plan 2014 initiative to advance Canadian post-secondary institutions' world-leading research excellence.

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. (PT)
Location: Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus
Dale B. Regehr Grand Hall
250-13450 102 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia

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Contact Information:

Scott French
Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
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
media-relations@ic.gc.ca

Ursula Gobel
Director, Communications
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
613-992-4283
ursula.gobel@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca