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December 7, 2006

Leaders Opportunity Fund –
Funding for infrastructure associated with a Canada Research Chair

December 7, 2006

OTTAWA, December 7, 2006 — The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and its Board of Directors are very pleased to welcome the appointment of Dr. William C. Leggett as their new Chair of the Board, effective February 5, 2007. Dr. Leggett succeeds Dr. John Evans, who served with distinction as the founding Chair of the CFI from 1997 to 2006.

October 4, 2006

Presentation by Dr. Alan Leshner, AAAS

The 2006 Annual Meeting of the CFI was held on Tuesday, October 24, 2006.

Special guest: Dr. Alan Leshner, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Executive Publisher of Science magazine.

July 19, 2006

Leaders Opportunity Fund – 
Funding for infrastructure associated with a Canada Research Chair

 - Provincial Cumulative Totals

Summary by Institution
 

June 21, 2006

EDMONTON, June 21, 2006—Canada’s research landscape continued its remarkable transformation today when Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), announced funding for 103 innovative new projects at 33 Canadian universities. This investment of $20.5 million under the CFI’s Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) will support the work of 132 of Canada’s brightest researchers.

June 1, 2006

Waste Not Want Not: The challenges of water management in Canada

The CFI hosts an interactive panel discussion that brings together experts from across Canada at the 69th Annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference in Montreal, Québec.

Friday, June 2, 2006 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Palais des congrès de Montréal, Room 512 C/D

Moderator: Eliot Phillipson, President & CEO, CFI