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Investing in E3 Lithium to advance EV battery production

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This investment will help create battery-grade lithium in Canada and add to the domestic EV battery supply chain Calgary – The Government of Canada is accelerating its efforts to create jobs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve net zero by 2050. By supporting the transition of Canada’s automotive sector toward net zero, the government is acting on its commitments and …

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New collaborative approach for National Model Codes

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Ottawa – Construction codes are essential in supporting safe, energy efficient homes and buildings for Canadians. As the construction industry employs nearly 1.4 million Canadians, a harmonized set of codes reduces regulatory burden and removes internal trade barriers. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced a new governance model for the National Model Codes development …

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Minister Champagne travels to Japan and South Korea

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Ottawa – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will visit Japan and South Korea from November 21 to 25, where he will meet with business and industry leaders in key sectors, including cleantech, automotive, electric vehicle batteries, and semiconductors. In Japan, Minister Champagne will lead the Canadian delegation to the annual summit of the Global Partnership on Artificial …

Launch of Artemis I mission scaled

Launch of Artemis I mission

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Ottawa – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement: “Today’s launch of NASA‘s Artemis I mission is paving the way to send humans back to the Moon and beyond, marking the beginning of a new chapter in space exploration. Canada is proud to play an important role in the Artemis program. Under this historic initiative, a Canadian …

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1st Canadian rover to set wheels on Moon

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Longueuil – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced a $43M contract to Canadensys Aerospace Corporation (Canadensys), from Bolton, Ontario, and its industrial and academic partners to build the first Canadian lunar rover. Thanks to a close and ongoing collaboration between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and NASA, the Canadian lunar rover will fly as part of NASA’s Commercial …

Modernas new vaccine manufacturing facility in Laval

Moderna’s new vaccine manufacturing facility in Laval

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Quebec – Amid global economic uncertainty, the Government of Canada will continue to be there for people – just like we were throughout the pandemic. By continuing to attract investment in research and development and manufacturing, we will continue to create good, middle class jobs and build an economy that works for all Canadians. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, took part …

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Investments by foreign companies in Canadian minerals firms

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Emphasizes importance of certainty and clarity for investors and Canadian businesses Ottawa – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, issued the following statement regarding the government’s decision on recent investments in Canadian critical minerals companies and regarding modernization efforts under the Investment Canada Act (ICA): “While Canada continues to welcome foreign direct investment, we will act decisively when investments threaten …

Strategic Science Fund

Strategic Science Fund Canada

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Fund will support research organizations through competitive, peer-reviewed process Ottawa – The scientific breakthroughs of tomorrow will be born out of the work that our researchers and innovators are doing today. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting, leveraging and protecting Canadian research and science to grow the economy and improve the quality of life of …


Addressing overrepresentation of Indigenous people in criminal justice system 

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La Tuque – Advancing reconciliation requires supporting culturally appropriate, Indigenous-led and community-based justice services. This is key to achieving systemic change in our justice system. David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Member of Parliament for Saint-Maurice–Champlain, and Grand Chief Constant Awashish of the Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw …

EXFO to create a 5G centre of excellence in Montreal

EXFO to develop next gen 5G centre of excellence

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This project will support the development of one of the world’s first AI automated network solutions for 5G technology Montréal – Canadians rely on wireless and Internet services for virtually everything: working, studying, managing their finances, accessing health care and emergency services, and staying in touch with loved ones. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in innovative solutions …