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Minister to share adoption experience, tout government support in Calgary

Minister of State for Science and Technology Ed Holder leads off Monday's good news circuit with an appearance at the University of New Brunswick, were, alongside local MP Keith Ashfield, he'll "celebrate a significant investment in scientific research."

Elsewhere on the east coat, Moncton MP Robert Goguen will do the honours on behalf of his government on Prince Edward Island, where Cavendish-based Raspberry Point Oyster Co. is set to take delivery of a fresh load of federal funding.

Back in Burlington, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson and Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino team up for the unveiling of "the Royal Canadian Navy Ships in Korea Memorial Monument" in Spencer Smith Park.

Elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga MP Stella Ambler joins Minister of State for FedDev Ontario Gary Goodyear at Rattray Marsh Conservation Area, where the pair will "visit the newly replaced pedestrian bridge" before making their way to the "rehabilitated" Don McLean Westacres Outdoor Pool.

Also out and about in Ontario today: Huron-Bruce MP Bob Lobb shares the details of a "celebration along the Saugeen Shores," while caucus colleague Guy Lauzon takes part in "an important infrastructure event" at the Iroquois Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Finally, in Calgary, Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson heads to Christian Adoption Services, where he will "share his family's experience with adoption" while "highlighting" his government's "continuing support for families through expanded adoption-related tax relief."


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