After an initial funding setback, York University announced on Friday that it has received approval to build a new tech-focused campus in Markham, Ontario.
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The government of Ontario has created a scholarship fund to honour the 57 Canadians who died on Flight 752. The new fund will disburse scholarships of $10,000 to 57 students, one in memory of each victim. “Many of the victims were students and professors with bright futures, studying and teaching at Ontario universities and colleges, and…
The federal government’s $52.4M investment allows hubs to offer joint programs and services to support scaleups
Cogent, timely science advice is a hallmark of advanced, knowledge-based nations but as recent Canadian events have demonstrated, that capacity can often be weakened or even taken away as political winds shift and governments change.
Shortly after naming a new Cabinet lacking a science or innovation minster, Ontario’s Progressive Conservative premier Doug Ford has reportedly fired the province’s first chief scientist, Dr Molly Shoichet.
The newly elected Ontario Progressive Conservative Party has eliminated research and innovation as a separate ministry as it unveiled its slimmed-down 21-person Cabinet.