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May 6, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — In response to the Federal Budget 2015’s allocation of $1.33 billion to the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Dr. Kevin Smith, CFI Board Chair, commented on the importance of funding research infrastructure in a Globe and Mail article, “Why Ottawa’s investments in research will touch all Canadians.”

April 24, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — A new facility that will help researchers develop the next generation of nanotechnologies, such as microscopic sensors that can detect harmful bacteria, officially opened at Queen’s University’s Innovation Park in Kingston, Ont., today. The Kingston Nano-Fabrication Laboratory is a 3,000 square-foot facility about a third of the size of one of the main cafeteria’s on the Queen’s campus.

April 21, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Today, Federal Budget 2015 called for an investment of $ 1.33 billion in the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). This is the largest single investment ever made to support research infrastructure in Canada.

With this new funding, Canadian universities, colleges and research hospitals will be able to continue to undertake globally competitive research that is essential to the health, prosperity and quality of life of Canadians.

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May 6, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — In response to the Federal Budget 2015’s allocation of $1.33 billion to the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Dr. Kevin Smith, CFI Board Chair, commented on the importance of funding research infrastructure in a Globe and Mail article, “Why Ottawa’s investments in research will touch all Canadians.”