OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 12, 2015) - The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture), will deliver a keynote address at a luncheon hosted by the Chambre de Commerce du Grand Joliette, highlighting the key role of SMEs in Canada's economic growth and prosperity.

The Minister of State will hold a media availability after the luncheon.

Date: Monday, January 12, 2015
Time: 12:00 noon (local time)
Location: Château Joliette
450 Saint-Thomas Street
Joliette, Quebec

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Contact Information:

Laurence Gagnon d'Entremont
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)
(Agriculture)
343-291-2600

Media Relations
Industry Canada
343-291-1777
media-relations@ic.gc.ca