Organization: ISED

Mitacs to realize goal of placing 10,000 internships throughout industry, not-for-profit sector and government

Mitacs’ long-term goal of supporting 10,000 internships annually has become a reality with a $211-million investment from the federal government. Announced in the recent federal Budget, the five-year funding commitment beings this FY at $12 million and ramps up to $80 million by FY21-22, providing an unprecedented infusion of post-secondary talent into industry and the not-for-profit sector.

First Nations learning centre received $7.2 million in ISED funding

The Lilwat Nation in interior British Columbia has received $7.2 million in federal funding to replace its existing Tszil Learning Centre for post-secondary education, research, lifelong learning and collaboration. The funding from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada will provide students, professors and researchers with new state-of-the-art facilities to advance research. The investment is described…