Union Gas Supports Educational Programs Through a $1,000 Grant To Science Timmins

Timmins, ON, December 6, 2017 - Union Gas supports education programs at the Science Village through a $1,000 grant to Science Timmins.

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From left to right: John Davidson, utility services and construction manager, Union Gas; Andy Fortin, administrative Assistant, Union Gas and Lorraine Cantin, chair, Science Timmins

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in education has many rewards," said John Davidson, utility services & construction manager, Union Gas. "We're very pleased to support Science Timmins and their commitment to investing in the future of our youth.

Science Village is Science Timmins' most ambitious initiative to date. Housed in a heritage building in downtown Timmins, Science Village is a place where visitors and program participants can PLAY, DISCOVER, LEARN AND LOVE SCIENCE. The Village is designed to let people of all ages experience the exhilaration of science, and offers informal learning delivered through hands-on activities.

"This generous donation from Union Gas helps to pay the cost of building material and the purchase of equipment such as glass and special lighting for a collection of taxidermied animals found in the boreal forest," said Lorraine Cantin, chair, Science Timmins.

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of $8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.

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For more information, contact:

Union Gas Limited
David Primorac
External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-4600 ext. 5002058
djprimorac@uniongas.com

Science Timmins
Lorraine Cantin
Chair
705-268-4543
For more information, visit sciencetimmins.com or find us on Twitter and Facebook.