BRANDON, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in the funding of new multi-sector partnerships and support for research training in the fields of social sciences and humanities while at Brandon University.

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

Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. (CT)
Location: John E Robbins Library
Brandon University
270-18th Street
Brandon, MB. R7A 6A9
Participants: The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology)
Tim Wilson, Executive Director, Research Grants and Partnerships Division, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
William Reimer, Adjunct Professor at Brandon University (Professor Emeritus at Concordia), Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Brandon University

Contact Information:

Scott French
Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology)
613-943-6177

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

Julia Gualtieri
Media Relations Advisor
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
613-944-4347
Cell: 613-371-3829
julia.gualtieri@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca