VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2015) - The Honourable Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in commercialization centres across Canada.

Prior to the announcement, Mr. Saxton will join James Maynard, President and CEO of Wavefront on a tour of his facilities. Members of the media are invited to attend. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in at the reception desk.

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time: Media arrival-9:45 a.m.
Tour-10:00 a.m.
Announcement-10:30 a.m
Location: Tour
1400- 1055 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
2900- 550 Burrard Street (29th floor)
Vancouver, British Columbia

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Contact Information:

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

Media Relations
Industry Canada

Martin Leroux
Media and Public Affairs Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada