WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 27, 2014) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate a significant investment in scientific research at the University of Winnipeg. The Minister of State will be accompanied by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood-Transcona.

Before the announcement, Minister of State Holder, MP Toet and guests will tour labs in Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time: Tour at 10:00 a.m. (CT)
Announcement at 10:30 a.m. (CT)
Location: University of Winnipeg
Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex
599 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba

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