March 15, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Canada is home to highly trained and creative health researchers, and the Government of Canada is proud to support their important work.
Today, while touring the research facilities at the University of Manitoba on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, highlighted a recent federal investment in health research.
The $10.4 million awarded to University of Manitoba researchers is part of a $275 million national investment to support Canadian researchers studying the full spectrum of health issues affecting the lives of Canadians. This investment in health research supports our economy and creates high-quality middle-class jobs. Every $100 million invested in health research represents 1,800 jobs for researchers and trainees.