Conference Board finds uOttawa has multi-billion dollar impact

January 21, 2016

The Conference Board of Canada has released an extensive report on the impact of the University of Ottawa on the Ottawa-Gatineau region, the province, and beyond. “The university has become an innovation leader,” the report concludes, because it has been “setting high standards for itself, identifying lofty goals, and has been making deliberate and considerable investments in its research and development.” The report finds that the university’s overall economic impact is between $6.8 B and $7.4 B annually. Conference Board