UM Today | Churchill Marine Observatory receives new federal funding

Churchill Marine Observatory receives new federal funding

December 1, 2017 – In Churchill today, the federal government, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced a significant investment to assist Canadians with the cost of food and to generate economic growth, particularly in northern Manitoba.

 

In Churchill today, the federal government, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced a significant investment to assist Canadians with the cost of food and to generate economic growth, particularly in northern Manitoba.

In addition to funds supporting economic growth in the Churchill region, funding support is being provided from key programs and initiatives to advance the interests of the Churchill region. The University of Manitoba‚Äôs Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO) is receiving more than $1.5 millionthrough the Western Diversification Program (WDP). Over the course of the project, it is anticipated that 13 full-time and 20 trainees will be hired.

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