A global hub for ocean science is born

A historic global partnership may be our best hope for saving the ocean

Canadian Tech at the Leading Edge

Atlantic Marine life facing oxygen crisis

New research from the national Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network finds that low oxygen levels may stress, or even kill, a number of marine fish and invertebrates off Eastern Canada in the next 50 years.

Researcher Spotlight: Dasha Atamanchuk

A desire to expand her area of expertise and gain experience made Dr. Dasha Atamanchuk’s decision to join Dalhousie University’s CERC.OCEAN group an easy one.

Focus on Cybersecurity and Smart Grids

Canada aims to lure world’s AI talent with new institute

Geoff Hinton, Yoshua Bengio and Richard Sutton may not be household names, but in the world of artificial intelligence these Canadian researchers are global superstars. Ensuring these and other coveted AI researchers call Canada home has become a top priority for governments, academia and industry.

New Brunswick Brings Cyber Essentials to Canada for Small and Medium...

In May 2016, Opportunities NB (ONB) launched Canada’s first comprehensive cybersecurity strategy – CyberNB, under the direction of Allen Dillon. In less than a year, CyberNB will deliver a Canadianized version of Cyber Essentials for small and medium enterprises.

Innovation Spotlights

Partners in Innovation

Canada’s colleges and institutes are generally regarded as some of the best post-secondary institutions in the world when it comes to equipping students with the skills, knowledge and experiences they’ll need to quickly and successfully start a career.

Ocean Tech

Canada is a global leader in ocean science and technology. One of its greatest technological feats was the development and installation of the VENUS coastal observatory in the Salish Sea. This world-first cabled seafloor observatory, which began operations in 2006, enables researchers anywhere to connect in real time to undersea experiments and observations.

New Brunswick Brings Cyber Essentials to Canada for Small and Medium Enterprises

In May 2016, Opportunities NB (ONB) launched Canada’s first comprehensive cybersecurity strategy – CyberNB, under the direction of Allen Dillon. In less than a year, CyberNB will deliver a Canadianized version of Cyber Essentials for small and medium enterprises.

Welcome from Springboard Atlantic

Springboard Atlantic (Springboard) was created by the post-secondary education institutions and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (through the Atlantic Innovation Fund in 2005) to help drive Atlantic Canada’s economy through technology transfer and commercialization.

Drowning in Sound

The ocean is getting noisier and that’s making it more difficult for whales, dolphins and other marine mammals to forage for food, find a mate, keep track of their young and listen for predators. This growing threat is prompting governments around the world to take action to reduce undersea noise, and the global shipping industry is under increasing pressure to respond.

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Harvesting power from the world’s highest tides

At over 16 metres, the Bay of Fundy has the highest tidal range in the world. This unique site has also the potential to supply thousands of homes with clean and renewable energy, if the unequalled power of the tides could be harnessed