Government of Canada provides research grants to reduce air emissions from rail transportation
“I am pleased that we are taking concrete action to a cleaner, more innovative economy that reduces emissions and protects the environment. Our clean transportation efforts will achieve emission reductions, improve human health, and provide environmental benefits, while supporting clean growth and generating jobs for Canadians. We will all benefit by reducing rail emissions and by supporting research of new and emerging technologies.”
The Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport
“Canada is in the midst of an essential transition to a clean growth economy. Clean technologies are a key component of Canada’s approach to promoting sustainable economic growth. Through projects like these, regions like Waterloo play a leading role in transforming Canada into a low-carbon economy, reducing rail emissions and generating jobs for Canadians. With these grants, our government is proud to support innovative research that will be shared with Canadians and the world."
The Honourable Bardish Chagger
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Waterloo
The Clean Rail Academic Grant Program provides funding to support academic research programs that are developing new technologies and practices that reduce air emissions from the rail sector.
Under Round 5 of the Program, 10 research projects will receive a grant of up to $25,000.
Office of the Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
Transport Canada, Ottawa
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