WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - July 28, 2015) - Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit innovation and applied research in Western Canada.

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. CDT
Location: Atrium
Engineering and Information
Technology Complex (EITC)
75A Chancellor Drive
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information:

Media only:
Nicholas Insley
Office of the Minister
Western Economic Diversification
613-954-1042
nicholas.insley@wd-deo.gc.ca

Event logistics only:
Lorne Pelletier
Director, Policy, Planning and External Relations
Western Economic Diversification Canada
204-510-7659
lorne.pelletier@wd-deo.gc.ca

Janine Harasymchuk
Client Relations Coordinator
Office of the VP (Research & International)
University of Manitoba
204-474-7300
janine.harasymchuk@umanitoba.ca