National Research Council to fund Canada–UK quantum collaborations

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Ottawa – The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is pleased to announce that 11 Canadian firms are receiving funding to collaborate on projects with UK partners. The firms were selected following a joint Canada–UK R&D call for proposals by the NRC and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The successful projects focus on developing real-world quantum technologies for commercial use in …

Feds announce new action to make rent, groceries more affordable

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Ottawa – As part of Canada’s economic plan, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the federal government is taking new action to deliver rent support to low-income renters, open more emergency shelter spaces in cities across the country, and crack down on corporate greed to make groceries more affordable. First, the Deputy Prime Minister …

Canada, EU boost strategic digital partnership 

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Ottawa – The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, and the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, met today to begin work on implementing the Canada-EU Digital Partnership, which was concluded at the Canada–European Union Summit 2023 held in Canada in November. They issued this joint statement following their virtual meeting: “The Digital Partnership will …

Dual MoUs cement Canada–UK science and innovation ties

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Canada and UK strengthen collaboration in science, innovation and artificial intelligence Ottawa – Canada is committed to pursuing international science and research collaborations with key like-minded partners. As part of her official visit to Canada this week, Michelle Donelan, the United Kingdom’s (UK) Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, and François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, …

Federal corps should begin filing beneficial ownership information

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring increased corporate transparency by requiring federal corporations to file their beneficial ownership information with Corporations Canada. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced that effective today, corporations governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) are required to file beneficial ownership information with Corporations Canada and that some of …

Investing in developing portable test for domoic acid

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada is investing in small and medium-sized businesses working on innovative tools, products and services that help keep Canada’s food, plants and animals safe. Mark Holland, Minister of Health, announced a $300,000 investment in two Canadian small businesses. As part of an Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) challenge sponsored by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the …

Canada acquiring Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

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Ottawa – Through Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Government of Canada is acquiring modern military equipment to keep Canadians safe and protected, and to support the security of our international allies and partners. Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence, and Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings—Hants, announced a major investment in the Royal …

Matthew Boswell reappointed as Commissioner of Competition

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Reappointment to ensure continued efforts to reinforce competition in the Canadian economy Ottawa – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced the reappointment of Matthew Boswell as Commissioner of Competition for a two-year term, effective February 27, 2024. Matthew Boswell has been leading the Competition Bureau in its efforts to reinforce competition in Canada’s economy since 2019. In 2022, …

Govt appoints new President of National Research Council of Canada

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Mitch Davies to return at the helm of the NRC as it supports Canadian research and innovation Ottawa – Supporting research and innovation and connecting Canada’s researchers and entrepreneurs are essential in order to continue tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges, such as climate change and pandemic preparedness. The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) plays a pivotal role in …

Canada invests in biomanufacturing capacity in Calgary

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Calgary – The Government of Canada continues to make significant investments in Canada’s biomanufacturing and life sciences sector by prioritizing innovative solutions and long-term domestic biomanufacturing capacity. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced a contribution of $15 million to support Northern RNA’s $50 million project through the Strategic Innovation Fund. The proposed three-year project aims to expand Northern …