June 22, 2015
Scientific discovery and training at over 70 universities received a significant, long-term investment from the Government of Canada. The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), Pat Perkins, MP for Whitby-Oshawa and NSERC President B. Mario Pinto announced $443 million in new grants, scholarships and fellowships
. These investments will support academic researchers, students, and postdoctoral fellows across the country as they make new discoveries in science and engineering which will spark innovation, and foster economic and social benefits across Canada.