Government of Canada to announce major investment for Calgary’s leading companies to scale up, create new jobs, and reach new markets

Media advisory

Media Advisory - Calgary, AB

March 16, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta – The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, will announce significant federal support to enable the growth of some of Calgary’s most innovative and leading-edge firms as they scale up to meet global demand for their cutting-edge products and services.

Joining Minister Vandal will be George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary-Skyview; Brad Parry, President and CEO, Calgary Economic Development; Dr. Terry Rock, President and CEO of Platform Calgary; and representatives of some of Calgary’s fast growing technology companies, including Nanalysis Corp., Canadian UAVs, and Exergy.

Speakers will be available to answer questions from the media following the remarks.

Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Time: 
10:45 a.m. MT

Location:
Platform Innovation Centre
407 9 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta

Contacts

Rohit Sandhu
Communications Manager
Prairies Economic Development Canada
587-337-3141
rohit.sandhu@prairiescan.gc.ca

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