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Minister Chagger celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is committed to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples based on respect, co-operation, partnership and recognition of rights as the foundation for transformative change.


Yukon communities to benefit from more reliable Internet

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Residents of Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and northern British Columbia will be able to connect more reliably with friends and family across Canada and around the world, participate in distance education, seize new business opportunities and search for jobs online.


First woman appointed Chair of the Canada Foundation for Innovation Board of Directors

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced the appointment of Dr. Ingrid J. Pickering as Chair of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Board of Directors, the first woman to serve in this position. She will lead the Board for a three-year term, effective immediately.


Iain Stewart reappointed as President of National Research Council

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced that Iain Stewart has been reappointed as President of National Research Council Canada (NRC).


Government of Canada to make high-speed Internet funding announcement in Whitehorse

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, together with the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and the Honourable Ranj Pillai, Yukon Minister of Economic Development, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s commitment to bring high-speed Internet service to Canadians living in rural and remote communities.


Minister Duncan to highlight the Government of Canada’s strong support for science at the launch of a new centre of expertise for women in STEM

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will attend the launch of a national centre of expertise for archiving the history of women who have contributed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Canada.


Calling all citizen scientists

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Take a look at your car. The bus you take to work. The smart phone you tap on during your commute. They all have one thing in common: science. Science is all around us. It shapes the way we live, the meals we grab on the go and the commute that takes us to school and work


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