Government of Canada

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Harper Government partners with the University of British Columbia to reduce poverty

March 14, 2013

Ottawa—The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, will announce a development partnership between the Harper Government and the University of British Columbia.

Date: March 15, 2013

Time: 10 a.m.

Location:

Sherbrooke Centre — Royal Columbian Hospital Campus
Sherbrooke Lounge
260 Sherbrooke Street
New Westminster, British Columbia

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