Media advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in Canadian biomanufacturing

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OTTAWA, ON, May 17, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce a significant investment to strengthen the Canadian biomanufacturing sector and support Canada's future pandemic preparedness.

A media availability by teleconference will follow the announcement.


Tuesday, May 18, 2021


1:30 p.m. (ET)


The announcement will be live-streamed on the Canadian Innovation Facebook page.

Note to media:

To ensure compliance with local public health guidance, only one camera person and one photographer will be authorized on site, so media outlets are invited to set up a camera and photography pool at the following address:

632 Grand-Mère Avenue, Suite 1

Shawinigan, Quebec

Members of the media are invited to contact ISED Media Relations at to receive dial-in information for the QA portion of the event. Media are asked to join the call at 1:15 p.m. (ET).

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