Minister Duncan celebrates Science Literacy Week by talking science and space with high school students
“I am proud to be part of a government that supports the next generation of scientists and researchers. The students I met today during Science Literacy Week are curious and creative and have great potential to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. I encourage them to dream their greatest dreams and to consider a career in science.”
– The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport
The Government of Canada supports science.
In Budget 2018, the government made a historic investment of nearly $4 billion in research and in the next generation of scientists—the single largest investment in fundamental research in Canadian history.
This investment includes $1.2 billion in increased support for training opportunities for researchers, students and high-quality personnel.
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Ann Marie Paquet
Office of the Minister of Science and Sport
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
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