The Liberal government is being encouraged to complete its overhaul of Canada’s science advisory ecosystem, to ensure that the country captures more of the economic and societal benefits of S&T, according to a new position paper by the Royal Society of Canada.
Government needs smarter policies and regulations, not more R&D incentive programs, to support innovation, say business and innovator organizations.
In a report published last week, the Toronto Region Board of Trade recommended that the Toronto Public Library should resolve tensions over data management and data privacy at the Waterfront Toronto’s Quayside project, and lead the city into the future as a smart city.
This past fall, the Waterloo-based tech company formerly known as Thalmic Labs rebranded as North and launched its much-anticipated new product, a fashion-first pair holographic lenses called Focals. In an email interview with RE$EARCH MONEY, co-founder Stephen Lake shares his thoughts on scaling an innovative tech company in Canada.
Canada has been making strides toward better open data policies and practices, but still has far to go in terms of comprehensive implementation.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) received 1700 notices of intent (NOIs) to apply for funding through the inaugural competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), causing consternation among applicants.
A new multi-stakeholder innovation network aims to dramatically reduce the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions, while growing jobs and high-tech firms.
Twenty-nine Alberta clean tech projects awarded $20.5M
New $1.62M collaboration in Nova Scotia will advance light-manipulation research
Defence finalizes 160 contracts for its Competitive Projects innovation program
Feds, industry invest $67.7M to support field crop science
Queen's University launches Rose Innovation Hub at newly built Mitchell Hall
The Schulich School of Business opens $50-million research and commercialization facility
The Schulich School of Business at York University opened a new building for interdisciplinary research and commercialization. The Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building will host four Centres of Excellence in management education: the Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business, the Schulich Centre for Global Enterprise, and the Brookfield Centre in Real Estate and Infrastructure, as well as the newly created Centre of Excellence in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, which incorporates the Deloitte Cognitive Analytics and Visualization Lab. The $50-million, 67,000-square-foot building received $15 million from the federal government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, created in Budget 2016 and offering $2 billion over three years to update and modernize aging post-secondary infrastructure. The McEwen building also employs environmentally responsible designs, including a glass solar chimney that provides passive natural ventilation to the whole building.