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Funding Opportunity: CIRA’s Community Investment Program

January 18, 2018 • Written by

CIRA’s Community Investment Program (CIP) provides funding for projects that help build a better online Canada.

Currently in its fifth year, the program has awarded more than $4 million to over 102 diverse projects in four key areas: infrastructure, online services, research and digital literacy. This funding opportunity is open to registered charities, not-for-profit organizations and academic institutions. Read More →

Red River College’s ongoing research on early child development receives National Award

January 18, 2018 • Written by

What began as a research project at Red River College to bridge the gap between current research in child development and to create educational tools  and resources to support frontline workers, has now received a national award from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) recognizing the global impact it has had around the world.

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Federal government seeking proposals for $120-million in electric vehicle charging stations

January 10, 2018 • Written by

Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, officially announced the $120-million investment expand the coast-to-coast network of electric vehicle fast chargers on the national highway system, continue to deploy natural gas refuelling stations along key freight corridors and establish hydrogen stations in key metropolitan centres. Read More →

Paul Soubry announced as ARI Day Keynote, April 5!

January 9, 2018 • Written by

Paul Soubry will be the keynote speaker at Red River College’s second-annual Applied Research & Innovation Day, taking place at the College on April 5, 2018.

Space in the keynote luncheon is limited so click here to register now!

As President and CEO of NFI Group (which includes New Flyer Industries, Motor Coach Industries and NFI Parts), Paul leads the largest bus manufacturer in North America.

Paul was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 in 2014, and in 2014 was inducted in the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Hall of Fame, received the CPHR/HRMAM Patron of the Year Award in 2016, and was recognized as Canada’s 2016 CEO of the Year by the Financial Post.

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