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)

Christopher Walters
Director of Communications
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Christine Payne
Director, College and Public Relations
Red River College
Cell: 204-803-9063