MEDIA ADVISORY-President and CEO of $3.15 billion research foundation to address the House Committee

September 25, 2001

Ottawa, September 25, 2001… Dr. David Strangway, President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will be appearing before the Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 253-D, House of Commons.

Dr. Strangway will make a brief presentation to the Committee and participate in a panel discussion with the Committee. Following the committee meeting, Dr. Strangway will be available to the news media outside the committee room.

The Canada Foundation for Innovation is an independent, not-for-profit corporation established in 1997 by the Government of Canada. The CFI has been entrusted with a capital investment budget of $3.15 billion, and its investments are made in partnership with all levels of government, as well as with the private and voluntary sectors.

For more information, please contact:

Suzanne Corbeil
Canada Foundation for Innovation
Telephone: (613) 996-4403