OTTAWA, Nov. 16 – On Wednesday, November 17, David McGuinty,
Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, will announce Government of Canada funding for technology projects in the geomatics industry. The funding is provided through GeoConnections, a national partnership initiative
He will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable R. John Efford, Minister of Natural Resources Canada.
The announcement will coincide with the proclamation of November 17 as Ottawa Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day by the Deputy Mayor of Ottawa, on behalf of His Worship Bob Chiarelli.
Location: Terminus, 2nd Floor
Jock-Turcot University Centre
University of Ottawa
(Parking available in Lot K) www.uottawa.ca/maps
Date and November 17, 2004
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
For further information: Ghyslain Charron, Media Relations, Natural
Resources Canada, (613) 992-4447; Tom Ormsby, Director of Communications,
Office of the Minister, Natural Resources Canada, (613) 996-2007