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REF NO.: 72

SUBJECT: Federal minister of Science to tour simulator facility at Memorial University’s Marine Institute

DATE: April 1

Note to editors:

Kirsty Duncan, federal minister of Science, will be in St. John’s to tour Memorial University’s research facilities, including the Marine Institute, and meet with officials, including President Gary Kachanoski.

Members of the media are invited to participate in the simulator tour. Media availability and photo opportunities will take place following the tour.


Date:                          Monday, April 4

Tour:                          9:30 a.m.

Media availability:     9:50 a.m.

Location:                   Marine Institute, 155 Ridge Rd.

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For more information, please contact Véronique Perron, press secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, at 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, at 343-291-1777,; or Rebecca Cohoe, communications co-ordinator, Office of Public Engagement, at or 709- 864-3739.


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