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REF NO.: 138

SUBJECT: Memorial Presents: Grand Banks Natural Gas – A Source of Electricity for the Island of Newfoundland

DATE: March 13

Note to editors:
As the debate over Muskrat Falls continues, many people in this province have questions about the potential of natural gas as an energy source.
The Harris Centre invites you to join Dr. Stephen Bruneau, assistant professor of engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland, as he outlines the issues involved with bringing natural gas onshore.
The event will take place on Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Innovation Hall, Bruneau Centre (former Inco Innovation Centre), Memorial University’s St. John’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Parking is available in lot 15B.
This session will also be webcast live from the Harris Centre website (

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