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U of M developing progam to address First Nation water issues

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The University of Manitoba will develop an innovative training program to improve First Nations water and sanitation through federal funding announced this week.

U of M will get a share of $24 million over six years in 15 initiatives through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program to help science and engineering graduates add to their academic achievements the valuable job skills necessary in today’s labour market.

Funded networks will be led by teams of Canadian university researchers who will help students develop leadership, entrepreneurship, communication and project management skills, said the federal government.

U of M received $1.65 million through CREATE for The H20 CREATE initiative for water and sanitation security --- designed to address research science and training gaps that are preventing effective, culturally appropriate investments in water and sanitation security on First Nations reserves.

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