What We're Saying

2017

Jan 30, 2017

OTTAWA, ON January 30, 2017— During a time of growing international tension, the U15-Group of Canadian Research Universities would like to underscore its deep commitment to openness and diversity within our universities and our comm

2016

Dec 22, 2016
Upon the announcement of his retirement, The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities thanks Dr. Alain Beaudet for his years of public service and his contributions to the post-secondary and research sectors in Canada. Dr.
Dec 15, 2016

After learning of the death of David Strangway, Guy Breton, the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities’ Chair and Rector, Université de Montréal, made the following statement:

Dec 5, 2016

Ottawa, ON (Dec 5, 2016) – The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities warmly welcomes Minister Kirsty Duncan’s announcement today of the search process for a Chief Science Advisor. 

Nov 1, 2016

U15 Welcomes Immigration Reforms in 2016 Fall Economic Statement

Sep 6, 2016

WATERLOO, ON (September 6, 2016) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities warmly welcomes the federal government’s announcement of the second round of Canada First Research Excellence Fund awards.

Aug 30, 2016

OTTAWA, ON (August 29, 2016) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities has named Guy Breton, Rector of the Université de Montréal, as its new Chair.  He will serve a fixed two-year term.

Jun 30, 2016

PARIS, FRANCE (June 30, 2016) —The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities met in Paris today with the Council of Rectors (CRef) of Universities in the Federation Wallonia-Brussels.

Jun 29, 2016

PARIS, FRANCE (June 28, 2016)—The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities met in Paris today with the Coordination of French Research-Intensive Universities (CURIF) to discuss common issues and pathways for collaboration.

Jun 14, 2016

OTTAWA, ON (June 14, 2016) The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes the announcement today by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains about next steps in the government’s “Innovation Agenda,” including the creation of six tables for rev