Statements & Releases

2021

Nov 5, 2021

November 5, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities announced today the appointment of Dr. Chad Gaffield as its new executive director, effective April 15, 2022. He will succeed Dr. Gilles Patry, who has been serving as executive director of the organization since 2017 and will continue in this capacity until April 2022.

Sep 28, 2021

September 28, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – A defining characteristic of Canada’s world-class university system is its openness to the world.

Apr 19, 2021

April 19, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Budget 2021, presented by Minister Chrystia Freeland today.

2020

May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020 (OTTAWA, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomed the announcement today by the Prime Minister and Ministers Bains and Hajdu, of $450M for continuity of Canada’s academic research system.  “Today’s announced funding will safeguard the critical v

Mar 31, 2020

We are pleased to announce that COGNIT.ca is now available to the public.

Feb 4, 2020

                        

Jan 9, 2020

January 9, 2020 (OTTAWA, ON) - The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities is mourning the loss of those killed in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, including the 63 Canadians that were on board, many of whom were members of the Canadian academic commu

2019

Mar 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Budget 2019, which includes major investments in skills for Canadians, including post-secondary students, particularly as it relates to work integrated learning, international experiential lear

2018

Feb 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 (OTTAWA, ON) — The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes Budget 2018, which includes major increases in funding for scientific research.

Feb 15, 2018

OTTAWA, ON (February 15, 2018) The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities welcomes today’s announcement of the successful Innovation Superclusters consortia by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains.