Defence laboratory opening (Suffield, Alberta, 00/10/1955): exterior shots of new building with and without people. Sequence on Dr OM Solandt, chairman of Defence Research Board speaking, of Major General W Creasy, chief of United States Chemical Corps speaking, with cuts to applauding audience, of General Creasy unveiling plaque at entrance. CU of plaque. Shot of Dr Langstroth superintendent of Suffield speaking. Various shots of visitors looking over various machines used to research entomology, chemistry, electronics, physiology, Dr Hurtig explaining. Shots of photographies of electron microscope on wall, of microscope itself. Final sequence on electrostatic accelerator.