Steven Guilbeault

$58m investment to support net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

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Ottawa – Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced up to $58 million in investments through the Climate Action and Awareness Fund to support 24 projects that will advance science and technology to combat climate change. Led by 12 universities and one non-governmental organization, these projects will strengthen Canada’s science capacity to identify, accelerate, and evaluate actions toward …


Canadian students’ CubeSats are launching to space


Longueuil — Tomorrow at 3:54pm ET, two CubeSats designed and built by Canadian students, LORIS from Dalhousie University and ORCASat from the University of Victoria, will launch to the International Space Station (ISS). These student teams were the first from the Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP) to finalize preparations of their miniature satellites in June 2022 at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in advance of their journey to the ISS. …

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Canadian students prepare their CubeSats for launch

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Longueuil — Today Canadian students from Dalhousie University and the University of Victoria will be at Canadian Space Agency (CSA) headquarters to finalize the preparation of their CubeSats for launch. They are the first students from the Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP) to reach this important milestone, confirming their miniature satellites are qualified to be launched into space and deployed from the International Space …

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Investing in health care

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More doctors and nurses for rural communities Halifax – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, toured Dalhousie University with medical and nursing students to discuss how Budget 2022 bolsters Canada’s public health care system, and how to ensure Canadians in rural communities get the high-quality health care they deserve. Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy …

David Lametti

Funding for Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law to accelerate restorative justice 

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Halifax – A fair justice system must be compassionate, accessible, and prioritize the safety and well-being of the victims, perpetrators and communities affected by crime. Expanding the use of restorative justice is an effective way to respond to crime, promote safer communities, increase access to justice, and help address the over-representation of marginalized people in the criminal justice system. David …