Minister François-Philippe Champagne to make major announcement concerning Atlantic Canada’s life sciences sector

Media advisory

November 17, 2021 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will visit Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to make a major announcement concerning Atlantic Canada’s biomanufacturing sector.

In July 2021, the Government of Canada announced its Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy, which presents a long‑term vision to protect Canadians against future epidemics and pandemics.

The Minister will hold a media availability following the announcement.

Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. (AT)

Location:
BIOVECTRA
11 Aviation Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

A live broadcast of the announcement will be available on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Facebook page.

Notes for media:

Media representatives can participate to the event in person or virtually.

Media outlets wishing to take part in the teleconference are asked to contact ISED Media Relations no later than 5 p.m. (ET) on November 17 to receive the dial-in information.

Media representatives attending in person will be required to wear a mask and provide proof of vaccination. 

Following the announcement, media representatives will be invited to join the Minister for a tour of the facility.

Contacts

John Power
Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations
Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
john.power@ised-isde.gc.ca

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
media@ised-isde.gc.ca

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