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Apr 26, 2019, 15:45 ET Government of Canada supports growth of the digital agriculture industry in Manitoba

Winnipeg takes another step forward as a global digital agriculture cluster WINNIPEG, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Manitoba's agricultural industry is well positioned to seize global market opportunities...


Apr 25, 2019, 15:45 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada supports digital agriculture in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and...


Apr 25, 2019, 12:01 ET Federal investment supports innovation in Alberta's electricity grid

NAIT's Centre for Grid Innovation will help companies develop, test, and demonstrate innovative power generation technologies EDMONTON, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's future prosperity goes...


Apr 25, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada supports Indigenous youth and new young Canadians to prepare to join the workforce

WINNIPEG, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous Peoples represent the fastest-growing segment of the Canadian population and are an important part of Canada's economic prosperity. Indigenous youth and...


Apr 24, 2019, 17:45 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada invests in Indigenous and new Canadian youth

WINNIPEG, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Kevin Lamoureux, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains,...


Apr 24, 2019, 15:15 ET Government of Canada supports sustainable and culturally respectful resource development

Federal funding will allow University of Lethbridge to acquire a 3D data collection sensor, and develop an environmental and cultural monitoring project LETHBRIDGE, AB, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Apr 24, 2019, 14:41 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for innovative power generation technologies

EDMONTON, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement with Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister ...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada supports the 2023 World Police and Fire Games

WINNIPEG, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) are coming to Winnipeg. In the summer of 2023, this Olympic-style competition will bring together over 10,000 athletes...


Apr 23, 2019, 14:00 ET Export Navigator expanded to support regional exporters

More rural communities in British Columbia to get export assistance VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - To help more rural business owners in B.C. get their goods to international and interprovincial...


Apr 23, 2019, 11:35 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada invests in World Police and Fire Games

WINNIPEG, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an event with Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable...


Apr 23, 2019, 11:30 ET Government of Canada supports establishing an environmental DNA laboratory in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Environmental DNA (e-DNA) is an efficient and non-invasive new way to sample organisms, and it is revolutionizing biodiversity monitoring in Canada. eDNA is DNA...


Apr 22, 2019, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Federal and provincial funding announcement to support rural export businesses

VANCOUVER, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, and Bruce Ralston, Minister of...


Apr 22, 2019, 11:30 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to support environmental DNA monitoring

WINNIPEG, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an event with Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Status of Women and Gender Equality and Member...


Apr 18, 2019, 13:00 ET Kelowna and Saskatoon airports receive federal funding to promote international connections

KELOWNA, BC, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Saskatoon and Kelowna airports are important destinations for both tourists and business travelers. Maintaining international flights into both centres, and...


Apr 18, 2019, 12:01 ET Government of Canada invests in clean technology and Indigenous economic growth in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The forestry sector is an important part of Western Canada's economy and creates jobs, business, and export opportunities, especially in rural and Indigenous...


Apr 17, 2019, 16:45 ET Government of Canada investments to help Indigenous entrepreneurs thrive in British Columbia's growing creative and technology sectors

New Indigenous Digital Accelerator Centre will nurture the next generation of visionaries, storytellers, and digital entrepreneurs NORTH VANCOUVER, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Demand for talent in British ...


Apr 17, 2019, 15:50 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for international travel from Saskatchewan and British Columbia

KELOWNA, BC, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable...


Apr 17, 2019, 13:00 ET Government of Canada investment in solar cell technology at Simon Fraser University strengthens British Columbia's leadership in clean tech

Simon Fraser University's Engineering Science lab receives funding to support clean technology projects BURNABY, BC, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Solar power is one of Canada's fastest growing sources of...


Apr 17, 2019, 12:01 ET Media Advisory - Minister Joyce Murray to announce funding to support clean technology and Indigenous economic growth

VANCOUVER, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, will make two announcements on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep...


Apr 16, 2019, 16:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to announce funding to support Indigenous entrepreneurs in the creative and technologies sectors in Western Canada

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, on behalf...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:04 ET Federal investment will establish British Columbia as an innovation leader for social purpose business models

United Way of the Lower Mainland receives funding to establish the Social Purpose Institute BURNABY, BC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is supporting British Columbia companies to...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce funding for advanced manufacturing and clean technology in British Columbia

BURNABY, BC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a federal funding announcement with Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, at Simon Fraser...


Apr 15, 2019, 14:45 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce funding support to United Way of the Lower Mainland

Please note that the location of the event has been updated. BURNABY, BC, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of...


Apr 15, 2019, 13:11 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce funding support to United Way of the Lower Mainland

BURNABY, BC, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, who will make an announcement on skills...


Apr 15, 2019, 11:09 ET Government of Canada to help western Canadian businesses increase international trade in the digital sector

WINNIPEG, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Information and communication technology (ICT) industries are the backbone of the global digital economy. They are key drivers of productivity growth in our knowledge ...