Federal government, COSIA to invest $800,000 on new oilsands water testing facility at NAIT

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The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) says it will receive almost $600,000 from Western Economic Diversification Canada and $200,000 from Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) to develop “a new generation” of technology for oilsands water treatment.

Cheryl Jensen - Ottawa's following an exciting road toward tech success

Originally featured in the Ottawa Citizen

There has been a lot of talk lately, including in a recent series by the Citizen, about Ottawa as a technology town and whether we have what it takes to become a tech powerhouse.

“When it comes to the tech sector, it’s tough being Ottawa,” one of the Citizen stories noted.

The proof? There are no direct flights between Ottawa and Silicon Valley.


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