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SUBJECT: Public forum on social innovation to be broadcast on Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly channel

DATE: Oct. 5,2005

Note to editors:

Memorial University’s public forum, A Dialogue on Social Innovation: Regional Approaches to Governance in Health, Education, Municipal Government and Economic Development, hosted by the Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, will be broadcast on the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly Channel. Individuals can check with channel providers Rogers Cable and Persona Cable to determine the channel in their areas. The broadcast will be aired live at 8 p.m.

The forum will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, in the Inco Innovation Centre Lecture Theatre (IIC-2001), off Irwin’s Road, St. John’sCampus.

The public is invited to attend and participate in the question and answer period. There is no admission charge and free parking is available in area 18. A live Web cast of the event will be shown on www.mun.ca. Questions and/or comments can be e-mailed to research@mun.ca.

Media agencies are encouraged to send representatives.

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For more information contact Deborah Inkpen, communications co-ordinator (research), Memorial University, at 737-4073or inkpend@mun.ca.

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