Honourable Navdeep Bains to speak in Winnipeg on October 10, 2018
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to discuss how Canadians can thrive in a highly disruptive and competitive global economy

October 9, 2018, WINNIPEG -  Three years into his mandate, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will update more than 400 Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon attendees on his government's innovation agenda and share news about his government's unprecedented collaboration with industry to develop a long-term plan to improve Canada's competitiveness globally.
 
The event aims to discuss how Canada can pull ahead in a highly disruptive and competitive global economy, and most importantly, how Canadians can benefit. Minister Bains will also explain his plans to support Winnipeg's innovation community, the federal government's long-term plan to improve Canada's competitiveness globally, and local projects the government is funding and how they impact the business community.
 
The Honourable Navdeep Bains was elected as the Member of Parliament for the new riding of Mississauga-Malton and on November 4, 2015 was named Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. He led the development of the Government's Innovation and Skills Plan, which was the centerpiece of the 2017 federal budget. He also led the negotiations that resulted in the Canadian Free Trade Agreement.
LUNCHEON
Competition, Innovation, Collaboration: Empowering Canadians to Success in Tomorrow's Economy

Speaker:  Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development 
When: Wednesday, October 10
Time:  11:30am.-1:30pm. | 
Fireside Chat 12:40pm | Media Scrum 1:08pm-1:15pm


About The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1873, is the largest organization representing the voice of business in Winnipeg. Our mission is to foster an environment in which Winnipeg business can prosper.

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To arrange interviews and attendance contact:
Natalie Ardita
Communications Coordinator, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
nardita@winnipeg-chamber.com
Office: (204) 944-3320

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