Publications

2018

Feb 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 (OTTAWA, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Budget 2018, which includes major increases in funding for scientific research.

Feb 15, 2018

OTTAWA, ON (February 15, 2018) The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes today’s announcement of the successful Innovation Superclusters consortia by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains. 

2017

Dec 13, 2017

Ottawa, ON (December 13, 2017) – The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Science Minister Kirsty Duncan’s announcement today of the first Canada 150 Research Chairs. Dr.

Nov 2, 2017

Ottawa, ON (November 2, 2017) – Today Minister Kirsty Duncan announced changes to the Canada Research Chairs program that would limit the number of renewals. U15 Chair Dr. Guy Breton, Rector of the University of Montreal made the following statement regarding the Minister’s announcement:

Oct 27, 2017

Ottawa, ON (October 27, 2017) – The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes the announcement of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee by Ministers Duncan and Petitpas Taylor.

Sep 26, 2017

Ottawa, ON – September 26, 2017 – The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes the appointment of Dr. Mona Nemer as Canada’s Chief Science Advisor.

Aug 24, 2017

August 24, 2017 (OTTAWA, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities announced today the appointment of Dr.

Jun 12, 2017

OTTAWA, ON — June 12, 2017 — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes the federal government’s announcement today of the Global Skills Strategy.

May 11, 2017

Ottawa, ON (March 11, 2017) – The Executive Heads of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities gathered in Ottawa this week, meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Science Minister Kirsty Duncan to discuss investments and reforms that will help ensure Canada’s place as w