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History, International, Military, Science and Technology

Canada’s national research agency, happy 100th!

Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) is celebrating 100 years this week. The scientific research body was formed by the federal government in an Order-in-Council on June 6, 1916. The council, a mix of scientists, industrialists, and bureaucrats was originally designed» 

Economy, Environment, International, Science and Technology

A world food staple, Canada leading in wheat development

With close to $100 million in funding, research into new plant breeding technology at the Canadian Wheat Alliance, is showing great promise Faouzi Bekkaoui (PhD) is the executive director of the wheat programme at Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) which» 

Politics, Science and Technology, Society

‘Open for Business’ – Canada’s NRC to shift scientific research to industry focus

Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) which developed the first practical motorized wheelchair and the first artificial pacemaker, will now be more oriented to industry and business oriented goals. “The refocused NRC will provide Canadian industries with access to strategic research»