Research stories

Our investments support research that benefits Canadians

In CFI-funded labs and facilities across the country, researchers in all stages of their careers are making discoveries, supporting a robust innovation ecosystem and helping solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. 

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Research facilities in a class of their own

A collection of stories highlighting some of the facilities funded by the 2023 competition of the CFI’s MSI fund

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Tour the CCGS Amundsen
A multimedia exploration of Canada’s dedicated research icebreaker
Alberta, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan
Major league science
A compilation of nine unique research facilities that are helping to ensure Canada remains a world leader in research and innovation
Tour the Canadian Light Source
A video exploration of Canada’s strongest light
Building Canada’s knowledge infrastructure
The Canadian Research Knowledge Network expands access to digital research content for Canadian universities
British Columbia
Snow fall
In the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, a champion for snow is making some noise from the mountaintops of northern British Columbia