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Top educators get PM’s Awards for dedication to students

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Award celebrates exceptional educators who are empowering Canadian youth Ottawa – Every day, Canada’s world-class educators provide the students in their care with the building blocks—the skills, tools and experiences—they need to become thriving adults in Canada’s innovation economy. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Canada’s 72 top educators receiving this year’s Prime Minister Awards for Teaching Excellence and Teaching …

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Opportunity for students to build, launch their own satellites

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Longueuil – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced the launch of the CubeSats Initiative in Canada for STEM (CUBICS), a new opportunity for post-secondary professors and students to engage in a real space mission. CUBICS challenges teams to develop projects that help advance scientific knowledge in areas such as climate change. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) plans …

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Canada strikes historic partnerships with Volkswagen, Mercedes

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Toronto – Canada’s automotive future is founded on maximizing the benefits of our natural resources and adding value to global supply chains for electric vehicles and batteries. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced historic partnerships with two leading German automakers in the form of memoranda of understanding with Volkswagen AG and Mercedes-Benz AG. These …

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$17.6m investment to support digital literacy skills

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Ottawa – Digital literacy skills are essential for participating in today’s increasingly digital world. Whether booking a medical appointment, doing online banking, studying, working or looking for a job, all Canadians need to be able to use the Internet safely and effectively. Learning these skills and understanding digital technology will not only reduce barriers to accessing valuable information and resources …

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New electric vehicle facility opens in Ontario

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Kingston – Since January, Canada has secured historic manufacturing deals for electric vehicles, batteries, and hybrids – deals that create and secure thousands of good, middle-class jobs. Today represents another major step forward. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau was joined today by the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, and Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, …

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Minister Champagne bilateral trade, regional cooperation with Japanese counterpart

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Tokyo – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, met with Hagiuda Koichi, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, to discuss bilateral trade and regional cooperation. The meeting was an opportunity for Minister Champagne to highlight Canada as a reliable, stable and attractive economic partner and green supplier of choice. Minister Champagne reiterated Canada’s commitment to work with …

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Canada strengthens Canada’s clinical trials environment

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Clinical Trials Fund will lead to improved treatments for all Canadians Ottawa – Clinical trials are essential scientific studies that evaluate the safety, effectiveness, and outcomes of health interventions such as vaccines and treatments used across Canada to protect Canadians from diseases. The Government of Canada is working to reinforce the clinical trials environment so that we can improve health …

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Businesses can now apply to  Regional Quantum Initiative 

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More than $23 million available over six years to commercialize quantum technologies Ottawa – Quantum technology is at the leading edge of science and innovation, and will have a transformative impact on key sectors, such as computing, communications and security. To ensure Canadian entrepreneurs are well-positioned to take advantage of these opportunities, the Government of Canada is making strategic investments …

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Investing in over 800 projects to advance social sciences, research

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More than $175 million in funding will support research that addresses environmental inequality, economic sustainability and Indigenous language revitalization Ottawa – Social sciences and humanities research plays an important role in helping society understand some of the biggest challenges facing Canadians. The Government of Canada invests in these researchers and research teams because they are helping to provide the evidence …

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Investing in new CanCode 

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Partnership with Grandir Sans Frontières will see more than 8,000 training opportunities provided to Canadian students and their teachers to learn digital skills Ottawa – Canada needs a workforce that is strong in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and capable of taking on challenges to compete in the digital economy. To make sure the next generation of young Canadians …