Minister Paradis to Announce Support for Innovative Canadian SMEs

Toronto, Ontario, February 19, 2013—The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, accompanied by Bernard Trottier, Member of Parliament for
Etobicoke–Lakeshore, will announce support for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) across Canada. Minister Paradis will be available for
media questions and individual interviews following the announcement.

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Jroberts Manufacturing Inc.
279 Norseman Street
Etobicoke, Ontario

For further information, please contact:

Margaux Stastny
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Christian Paradis
Minister of Industry

Media Relations
Industry Canada