MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will announce support for the development of next-generation radar, optical and communication satellite technology.

Minister Bains will be available for questions from the media following the announcement.

Reporters should confirm their attendance with MDA prior to the event: Karen.Newnham@mdacorporation.com

Identification must be presented to security upon arrival at MDA.

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Location: MDA
21025 Trans-Canada Highway
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec

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Twitter: @MinisterISED

Contact Information:

Philip Proulx
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Innovation,
Science and Economic Development
343-291-2500

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca