$276 million for Canada Research Chairs

November 24, 2010

During a speech yesterday to kick off a 2-day conference to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Canada Research Chairs program, federal Industry Minister Tony Clement announced a $275.6-million investment to fund 310 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs at 53 universities. The investment includes $13.4 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research infrastructure associated with the new Chair awards. CRC News Release