Invitation to Special Announcement and Student Q&A Session

Event Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm
Event Location: 
UC 1017
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 628-6729
Event Contact E-mail: 

You are cordially invited to join the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, for an important Government of Canada announcement in support of economic development, business growth and job creation throughout Northern Ontario.

To register for the special announcement please RSVP to FedNor directly by emailing France Ogilvy at or by telephone at 705-671-0695. 

In addition to the above special announcement, the ministers invite you to stay and participate in an open student Q&A session discussing Jobs of the Future and the Government’s Commitment to grow the Northern Ontario Economy.

This event will include a 20-minute moderated Q&A session followed by a 20-minute Q&A session with Minister Bains and Minister Hajdu, and will be open to questions from students on the floor. 


  • The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • The Honourable Patricia Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour
  • Welcome & Introductions - Dr. Andrew P. Dean, Vice-President, Research and Innovation
  • Moderator - Ellen MacKay, Manager, Innovation Development

Date: Monday, April 9
Announcement: 12:30 – 1:15 pm
Q&A Session: 1:15 – 2:15 pm
Location: Lakehead University, UC 1017- 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1

Refreshments will be served.

We hope you will be able to join us for these two exciting events.  For more information, please contact Kelly Fettes, Economic Development and Innovation, at (807) 628-6729 or