17 Results for education

Prince Edward Island Premier Wade McLaughlan has announced changes to the provincial cabinet following the announcement that Allen Roach and Alan McIsaac would not be running in the next provincial election. The Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) that has taken on new portfolios are: Jordan Brown, MLA for Charlottetown-Brighton…

January 11, 2018 @ 10:22am

The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are investing $36.75 million in a project at Concordia University. The funding will help the institution provide its students with the training needed for the high-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow. Federal funding is allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic…

July 12, 2017 @ 7:16am

The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are investing $11.73 million in infrastructure at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS). Federal funding is allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will enhance and modernize research facilities on Canadian campuses and improve the environmental sustainability…

June 20, 2017 @ 6:50am

The province of Manitoba, in collaboration with the Public Schools Finance Board (PSFB), has released a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to develop a Public-Private Partnership (P3) business case and financial advisory services for constructing four new schools with a total value of over $100 million. “The P3 model has…

May 03, 2017 @ 6:44am

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have announced close to $35 million in federal-provincial funding for three educational centres on the St. Francis Xavier University campus. "This investment allows StFX University to create an educational hub that aligns innovative health and liberal education programming with our one-of-a-kind Institute of…

May 02, 2017 @ 7:05am

The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced support for the construction of the $95.4-million Innovation Centre at Red River College’s Exchange District Campus. RRC will use government and private-sector funding to develop the new Innovation Centre, the first of its kind in Western Canada. The Innovation Centre will attract…

May 01, 2017 @ 6:04am

The Ministry of Advanced Education is providing $66.6 million and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is providing $11.7 million towards the four-storey, 10,355 square metre (111,460 square-feet) new Health Sciences Centre for Advanced Simulation (HSCAS). The new $78.3 million centre will be one of the largest centres for…

March 30, 2017 @ 6:25am

The Government of Alberta is investing $149 million over four years to restore the University of Alberta’s historic Dentistry/Pharmacy Building. The renovated building will serve as the university’s new administrative hub, where all administrative processes including Office of the Registrar will be relocated. It will also provide an increase in…

March 24, 2017 @ 7:33am

The Government of Alberta is committing $270.6 million over four years for 500 new study and classroom spaces with the renovation of the MacKimmie Complex and Professional Faculties building at the University of Calgary. The investment will renew student spaces for the faculties of Nursing and Social Work and improve…

March 23, 2017 @ 11:33am

The Government of Canada is investing $10.79 million for a total combined investment of nearly $30 million to Georgian College for new infrastructure for the institution. Georgian College will use the funding for the construction of its new Advanced Technology, Innovation and Research Centre. The centre will include commercialization and…

January 11, 2017 @ 9:03am

More than $25 million of federal government and Memorial University funding will be invested at Memorial's Battery Facility in a redevelopment project as part of the recently-signed Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund. "Memorial University has identified the Battery Facility Redevelopment as a top priority,” said Dwight Ball, premier of Newfoundland…

October 13, 2016 @ 6:20am

The Northern Alberta Institute for Technology will receive $34.9 million for a new Productivity and Innovation Centre under the federal government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF). The centre will create modern and innovative training and research opportunities for students and industry to develop, test and commercialize new technologies and…

October 13, 2016 @ 6:14am

Ontario is investing in a new facility at Seneca's King Campus that will help prepare students for the jobs of today and tomorrow, with new classrooms, state-of-the-art labs, a library, a learning centre and more study spaces. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Oak…

October 11, 2016 @ 8:12am

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Campus is receiving $39.7 million from the federal government and $11.8 million from the provincial government for three projects: $44.3 million to renew and replace facilities at the Undergraduate Life Sciences Teaching Labs at the Biological Sciences Complex. This investment will provide modern research…

September 20, 2016 @ 6:28am

Canadians don't know jack about energy. This according to a recent RBC poll testing 4,000 Canadians' knowledge about energy. National non-profit, Pollution Probe, has released what it's hoping will serve as an educational resource for Canadians. The Primer on Energy Systems in Canada is an overview of the resources, challenges and opportunities…

February 11, 2011 @ 8:27am

“Public works is all encompassing, and it affects the quality of our lives in so many ways,” says Gary Losier, president of the Canadian Public Works Association and director of engineering and works for the Town of Quispamsis, New Brunswick. “But, for many students, public works doesn’t immediately come to…

May 14, 2010 @ 11:18am

A comprehensive plan for brownfield redevelopment was released this week by Environment Minister Roland Haché. "By remediating and revitalizing urban brownfield properties we are contributing to the long-term sustainability of provincial communities, stimulating economic growth, and supporting New Brunswick's progress toward self-sufficiency by 2026," Haché said. The plan targets four…

December 17, 2008 @ 7:56am