Ottawa announces major funding to expand Sanofi Pasteur’s Ontario facility for domestic biomanufacturing and vaccine preparedness; there’s new funding support for COVID-19 variants research and a new national network, and Siemens launches its first centre to accelerate the digitalization of energy and infrastructure in Canada.
Topic: digital skills
The Future Skills Centre (FSC) is investing $37 million in 30 community-based projects to help Canadians acquire in-demand skills and transition to new jobs or industries.
Skills For Hire, a new program to address the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector skills gap in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador received $2.5 million in funding from Employment and Social Development Canada.
The federal government has committed $225 million over four years for a new Future Skills Centre at Ryerson University.
The federal government is funding 21 projects across Canada in a program that will help develop the computer skills of the future in students from kindergarten to Grade 12. Funding will come from the $50-million CanCode program which is good for two years, starting 2017-18, and intended to equip up to one million students in…