The Short Report: New Parliamentary standing committee proposed for science and research; new Protein Industries Supercluster projects; Alberta cuts post-secondary education funding while Ontario increases it; boosting competitiveness of Canada’s mining sector; creating research internships for students; Canadian science for the Moon; developing small nuclear reactor technology; and more.
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Integrated design and technology firm IBI Group is setting up a smart city sandbox based at its Toronto headquarters to leverage its services and expertise around emerging technologies, such as 5G, robotics, artificial intelligence and blockchain.
Toronto will be host to 55 teams and more than 4,000 students for the largest high school robotics competition in canada. The FIRST Robotics Competition Canadian Regional event will be held March 28-29. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a non-profit group founded by US inventor Dr Dean Kamen. Students have…