MB allocates $25 M for science lab upgrades at universities, high schools

January 14, 2016

Manitoba has announced that it will provide $25 M for new and upgraded science laboratories at the province’s universities and high schools. $5 M will go to providing industry-standard equipment in “world-class facilities” at universities, while the remaining $20 M will go to construction and upgrading of high school labs. “We’re investing in high school and university science labs to make sure the scientists of tomorrow learn the techniques they need to get good jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields,” said Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum. As with earlier funding announcements, this funding is dependent on the outcome of the upcoming election, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg Free Press | MB