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Minister Ng to discuss Budget 2021

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will meet with Jeanette Jackson, CEO of Burnaby-based Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, to discuss opportunities for clean tech businesses, both in Canada and abroad.


Ministers Champagne, Joly and Carr highlight Budget 2021 biomanufacturing investments

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry; the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada; and the Honourable Jim Carr, Special Representative for the Prairies, met with representatives of the University of Saskatchewan to discuss an investment in vaccine research and development at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) from Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.


Government of Canada invests in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | backgrounders

The Government of Canada has long supported the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization’s (VIDO) cutting-edge work in the discovery and development of vaccines for some of the world’s most infectious diseases.


Minister Ng to participate in fireside chat with Economic Development Winnipeg on Budget 2021 investments for small businesses and entrepreneurs

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will participate in a virtual fireside chat with Dayna Spiring, President and CEO of Economic Development Winnipeg, to discuss Budget 2021 investments in small businesses and entrepreneurs.


Minister Champagne, Minister Joly and Minister Carr highlight Budget 2021 biomanufacturing investments

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, and the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister and Special Representative for the Prairies, will meet with representatives from the University of Saskatchewan to discuss the biomanufacturing investment in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) proposed in Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. A media availability will follow.


Minister Champagne to talk Budget 2021 with the business community in Mauricie region

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will take part in a virtual Q&A session with the Regroupement des chambres de commerce de la Mauricie on investments announced in Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.


Investment of nearly $87 million to provide high-speed Internet access to over 10,640 households in the Outaouais region by September 2022

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Thanks to a joint investment of $86.77 million made as part of Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed, more than 10,640 households in the Outaouais region will have access to Bell high-speed Internet services by September 2022. The announcement was made today by Will Amos, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (Science) and Member of Parliament for Pontiac; Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors and Member of Parliament for Argenteuil–La Petite-Nation; Mathieu Lacombe, Quebec Minister of Families and Minister Responsible for the Outaouais Region and Member of the National Assembly for Papineau; Gilles Bélanger, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (high-speed Internet) and Member of the National Assembly for Orford; and Robert Bussière, Member of the National Assembly for Gatineau.


Government of Canada invests over $481,000 to bring high-speed Internet to 1,230 homes in rural Newfoundland and Labrador through the Universal Broadband Fund

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | news releases

Today, Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, announced over $481,000 in federal funding to bring high-speed Internet to rural residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, with an additional investment of nearly $183,000 from Aldera Communications. This project will help connect 1,230 underserved households in the communities of Glenburnie, Birchy Head, Shoal Brook, Woody Point, St. Paul’s, Cow Head, Three Mile Rock, Parsons Pond, Portland Creek, Daniel’s Harbour and Bellburns.


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