EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Sherwood Park, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate support for Canada's top researchers at the University of Alberta.

Following the announcement, Minister of State Uppal will tour a lab in the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
Time: Media arrival-3:30 p.m. (MST)
Announcement-3:45 p.m. (MST)
Tour-4:05 p.m. (MST)
Announcement location: University of Alberta
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science
5th Floor East Landing
11455 Saskatchewan Drive (east of 116 Street)
Edmonton, Alberta
Tour location: Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science
Low Radon Cleanroom, Physics Research Lab, L2-092

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