$300 million from OMAFRA for UoGuelph

April 29, 2008

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced on Monday a five-year, $300-million research and education partnership with the University of Guelph. The funding will go towards innovative research and education in agri-food, environmental sustainability, animal and human health, and veterinary education. The investment is in addition to one-time, $56-million funding to UoGuelph's Ontario Veterinary CollegeĀ in the 2008 Ontario budget. The school and OMAFRA first entered into an "enhanced partnership" agreement in 1997. Guelph Mercury | Ontario News Release | UoGuelph News Release