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Awards

Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Newfoundland Curse

Governor General’s Innovation Awards 2018 Laureate In 2018, a group of professors from the faculty of medicine at Memorial...

GGIA Laureate First Nations Finance Authority

FNFA developed financial techniques to calculate the borrowing abilities of First Nations communities.

GGIA Laureate Dr. Kamran Khan founds BlueDot

Dr. Kamran Khan was awarded a 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award for his innovative, data-driven system BlueDot.

GGIA Laureate Dr. Tom Chau helps non-verbal individuals communicate

"I have a personal dream, and that is that all children, regardless of ability will be able to enjoy...

GGIA Laureate Mary Gordon and Roots of Empathy

Mary Gordon was awarded a 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award for her education achievement, Roots of Empathy.

GGIA Laureates Dr. Kobinger and Dr. Qiu discover a treatment for Ebola

Dr. Xiangguo Qiu and Dr. Gary Kobinger discovered a treatment for the deadly Ebola virus and were awarded the...

2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards

These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape our...

Unaaq Men’s Association of Inukjuak

With their $500,000 award, the Unaaq Men's Association of Inukjuak will work to address a variety of critical social...

Rivers to Ridges

Research continues to highlight the benefits of children spending significant time building a relationship with the land. Rivers to...