KITCHENER, ONTARIO and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 16, 2015) - Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, accompanied by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate investments in support of innovative research at the University of Waterloo.

Prior to the announcement, Minister of State Holder and Mr. Braid will join university researchers for a tour of a lab in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: Monday, March 16, 2015
Time: Tour-10:30 a.m.
Announcement-11:00 a.m.
Location: University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario
Tour-Davis Centre, Room 2725
Announcement-Engineering 5 Atrium

Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, accompanied by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will tour Conestoga College's Cowen Health Sciences Centre.

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Cowen Health Sciences Centre
Conestoga College
299 Doon Valley Drive
Kitchener, Ontario

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Scott French
Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology)
343-291-2700

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343-291-1777
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