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Six recipients from across Canada recognized for their ground-breaking work and excellence in innovation

Ottawa, ON – May 4, 2021 – Today the Rideau Hall Foundation announced the recipients of the sixth annual Governor

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2020 Governor General’s Innovation Awards laureates

Congratulations to our outstanding Governor General’s Innovation Awards Laureates.   Watch as the 2020 GGIA Laureates describe winning a Governor General’s Innovation

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Governor General’s Innovation Awards 2020 Recipients Announced

Six recipients from across Canada recognized for their ground-breaking work and excellence in innovation     Ottawa, ON – July 14, 2020 – Today the Rideau Hall

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Respectful fusion of fashion and art

Christi Belcourt is a Métis visual artist with a deep respect for the traditions and knowledge of her people. Her art

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How baby ‘teachers’ in classrooms are teaching older kids empathy

2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award laureate, Mary Gordon appeared on The Today Show on October 17, 2019, in a segment

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Governor General’s Innovation Awards 2019 Recipients Announced

 Six recipients from across Canada recognized for their groundbreaking work and excellence in innovation   Ottawa, ON – May 13, 2019 –

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David Brown Continues to Make the World Healthier

2017 laureate and Chinova co-founder David Brown expects to scale production rapidly following new investments …

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Mary Gordon – 2018 GGIA Laureate

Mary Gordon accepts her award for education achievement through the Roots of Empathy program …

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Dr. Kamran Khan – 2018 GGIA Laureate

Dr Khan accepts his award for BlueDot, a global early warning system for dangerous transmittable diseases …

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First Nations Finance Authority – 2018 GGIA Laureate

CEO Ernie Daniels accepts the award for FNFA’s financial techniques that assist First Nations communities …

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Dr. Kobinger and Dr. Qiu – 2018 GGIA Laureates

Dr Qiu accepts their award for discovering a treatment for the deadly Ebola virus …

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