SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 17, 2015) - Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of and accompanied by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce an investment to support forestry-related research and development in Sault Ste. Marie.

Following the announcement, Mr. Hayes and Minister of State Holder will attend the opening of a new Science North travelling exhibition aimed at engaging families with children.

Date: Monday, July 20, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT

Time: 9:30 a.m. ET (tour of the facilities)
9:50 a.m. ET (announcement)
Location: BioForest Technologies
59 Industrial Park Crescent, Unit 1
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

SCIENCE NORTH EXHIBITION OPENING

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Cambrian Mall
44 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
(Use entrance near Canadian Tire)

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343-291-2700

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