2018 News Releases / Statements

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December

Ottawa, Ontario, December 20, 2018
Promoting a healthy, productive, and inclusive workforce

Ottawa, Ontario, December 6, 2018
Government of Canada launches new research fund to push beyond the frontiers of Canadian science

November

Ottawa, Ontario, November 20, 2018
Honouring the recipient of the 2018 CIHR Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy Research

Toronto, Ontario, November 13, 2018
Major new investment in diverse research talent ushers in a new era for discovery in Canada

Sherbrooke, Quebec, November 5, 2018
Minister Bibeau highlights an investment of $11.5 million in more than 16 University of Sherbrooke research projects

Sherbrooke, Quebec, November 2, 2018
Media advisory: Minister Bibeau to visit the University of Sherbrooke and highlight investment in health research

October

Ottawa, Ontario, October 18, 2018
Government of Canada and health partners announce $3.3M renewed investment to support transplantation research

Ottawa, Ontario, October 15, 2018
Government of Canada takes action to address Lyme disease

Ottawa, Ontario, October 12, 2018
Governments of Canada and Quebec invest $4.7M to fund Canadian researchers in a partnership with the European Union

Ottawa, Ontario, October 9, 2018
Family physician and expert in population health, Dr. Rick Glazier, named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research

Ottawa, Ontario, October 4, 2018
Dr. Tammy J. Clifford appointed CIHR Vice-President, Research Programs

September

Ottawa, Ontario – September 10, 2018
Plan to increase women’s leadership in higher education yields results

Edmonton, Alberta – September 6, 2018
Canada's next generation of researchers receive new support from the Government of Canada

August

Montreal, Quebec – August 13, 2018
The Minister of Health announces an investment of $378M in more than 400 research projects across Canada

Montreal, Quebec – August 9, 2018
Minister of Health to announce major investment in research

July

Ottawa, Ontario – July 26, 2018
New research support for post-traumatic stress injuries in public safety personnel

Toronto, Ontario – July 24, 2018
Health researchers test-drive the promising new treatments of the future with support from the Government

Toronto, Ontario – July 23, 2018
Health researchers bring their promising new treatments into the real world

June

Ottawa, Ontario, June 20, 2018
Minister of Health announces Dr. Michael J. Strong as new President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ottawa, Ontario, June 13, 2018
Canada's scientists encouraged to pitch projects that bridge artificial intelligence, health research

May

Ottawa, Ontario, May 30, 2018
Minister of Health announces six new appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ottawa, Ontario, May 3, 2018
Expert in women’s reproductive health Dr. Charu Kaushic named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity

Ottawa, Ontario, May 3, 2018
Specialist in inherited diseases, Dr. Christopher McMaster, named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Genetics

March

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 23, 2018
CIHR’s Dr. Carrie Bourassa to announce steps in supporting research towards reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples

Fredericton, New Brunswick, March 16, 2018
Government of Canada continues to invest in research to address global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, March 15, 2018
Government of Canada investing $5.2 million in science and innovation at the University of Saskatchewan

Regina, Saskatchewan, March 12, 2018
Government of Canada supporting innovative health research at the University of Regina

February

Edmonton, Alberta, February 23, 2018
Government of Canada invests $1.67 million in research that could hold the key to better health for mothers and healthier futures for infants and children

Edmonton, Alberta, February 22, 2018
MP Boissonnault to visit the University of Alberta to highlight new research that could hold the key to healthier pregnancies and childhoods

Toronto, Ontario, February 22, 2018
Bringing engineers and health scientists together to make a difference in the lives of patients

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 20, 2018
Member of Parliament Gordie Hogg to highlight gambling addiction research at the University of British Columbia

Kelowna, British Columbia, February 16, 2018
Member of Parliament Stephen Fuhr to highlight spinal cord injury research at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus

January

Quebec, Quebec, January 26, 2018
Government of Canada announces a $94M investment in innovative health research, including $11M for Laval University

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 26, 2018
Government of Canada announces a $9.7M investment in innovative health research

Edmonton, Alberta, January 25, 2018
Government of Canada announces $50M investment in innovative health research

Hamilton, Ontario, January 24, 2018
Government of Canada announces a $145M investment in innovative health research

St. John’s, Newfoundland, January 24, 2018
Government of Canada announces a $372M investment in innovative health research

Toronto, Ontario, January 24, 2018
Government of Canada invests in new cannabis research

Montreal, Quebec, January 23, 2018
Canadian brain bank network to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease

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