Author: Cindy Graham

The Short Report – August 31, 2022: A boost for NRC research initiatives; Spaceport Nova Scotia gets an all-clear for construction, Ottawa launches the Net-Zero Challenge, and more.

The National Research Council invests more than $19 million to advance its research priorities; Maritime Launch Services obtains approval to start constructing Canada’s first commercial spaceport, the Cement Association of Canada signs up for the Net-Zero Challenge, and more.

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The Short Report – August 17, 2022: Scientists urge Ottawa to boost grant funding, assessing decarbonization of rail via hydrogen fuel cells; a funding competition for Alzheimer’s research in Alberta, and more.

Next generation researchers advocate for increased pay on Parliament Hill, an R&D collaboration assesses the potential of using hydrogen to decarbonize Canadian rail, the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories launches competition with Campus Alberta Neuroscience, and more.

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The Short Report – August 3, 2022: CAMH awarded the first federal psilocybin study grant; C6 Launch Systems prepares for suborbital test at a foreign spaceport; Ottawa launches calls for Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund projects, and more.

CAMH receives first CIHR grant to study psilocybin and its effect on treatment-resistant depression; Toronto-based C6 Launch Systems prepares for its first suborbital test at a foreign spaceport through its Brazilian subsidiary, Ottawa makes $40 million available for projects that deliver business supports for women entrepreneurs, and more.

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The Short Report – July 27, 2022: Ottawa launches next phase of its ocean protection program, a new policy agreement for Canada’s agricultural partnership, funding to fight online disinformation, and more.

Ottawa invests in marine safety as part of the next phase of the Oceans Protection Plan; federal, provincial, and territorial Ministers of Agriculture reach an agreement for the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership, fighting disinformation on COVID and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and more.

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The Short Report – July 20, 2022: Another step toward a vertically-integrated EV supply chain for Ontario, an Atlantic alliance to advance ocean science, a boost for digital innovation in Canada, and more.

Umicore set to build industrial scale battery materials manufacturing plant in Ontario; Ottawa commits to advancing cooperative ocean science and sustainability with international partners, India’s Tata Consultancy Services opens Pace Port Toronto to spur digital innovation, and more.

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