The federal government, in contrast, will be contributing 41%.
Yesterday, the Alberta government announced that they will be providing $2.1 million through Alberta Innovates to fund technology projects to help fight COVID-19.
The provincial government allocates $6.9 million.
The money will help the 3 Calgary-based companies develop technologies in wastewater filtration, well drilling, and well sensing.
Last week, the federal government announced that they’d be sending nearly $2.7 million to Alberta for the Food Processing Development Centre.
Earlier this week, the provincial government announced that it’d be spending $4.5 million on mental health funding for first responders.
But the projects better not create permanent, full-time jobs.
Last week, the Alberta government announced a working group to “engage the federal government to get Alberta’s post-secondary institutions their fair share of research dollars.”
Earlier this week, the minister of education announced that she was increasing capital funding for school divisions by $250 million. That seems like a lot of money, but there are some things to keep in mind.