WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2014) -

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Science)

The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will be at Red River College in Winnipeg to make a national announcement related to a new pilot program to encourage community-college collaboration.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Holder will observe a demonstration of an online educational portal. Media are invited to join.

DATE: November 21, 2014
TIME: Demo at 10:00 a.m. CT
Announcement at 10:30 a.m. CT
PLACE: Red River College (Room P107)
The Roblin Centre
160 Princess Street
Winnipeg, MB

Contact Information:

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

Christopher Walters
Director of Communications
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
613-992-4283
christopher.walters@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

Christine Payne
Director, College and Public Relations
Red River College
204-632-2264
Cell: 204-803-9063
chpayne@rrc.ca