$182 million for CFI's Leaders Opportunity Fund

August 6, 2010

Science and Technology Minister Gary Goodyear announced Friday a $182-million federal investment in the Canada Foundation for Innovation's Leaders Opportunity Fund, which is designed to help Canadian universities to attract and retain the world's best researchers at a time of intense global competition for leading faculty. The funding will enable universities to strategically set priorities and acquire new infrastructure to support these top researchers and improve facilities and laboratories. The funding will ensure the CFI continues to carry out its mandate in 2012 and beyond. Industry Canada News Release