Canadian Government Ups Semiconductor Focus, Invests $36 Million In Ranovus

Ranovus investment part of a $100-million project to advance Canadian semiconductor manufacturing, production. Ottawa-based Ranovus has secured $36 million CAD through the Canadian federal government’s Strategic Innovation Fund. The funds will help support a $100 million project to advance domestic production and manufacturing of semiconductor products and services The announcement follows United States (US) President […]

North American semiconductor industry will prevent ‘over-reliance’ on Asia: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he will push to ensure Canada plays a vital role in North America becoming a reliable supplier of semiconductors to the global economy — yet admitted that role is “still somewhat to be determined.” Trudeau made the comments following the North American Leaders’ Summit with U.S. President Joe Biden […]

Canada’s Semiconductor Council announces Managing Director, Paul Slaby

MARKHAM, Ontario – November 3, 2022 — Today, Canada’s Semiconductor Council (CSC) announced Dr. C. Paul Slaby as Managing Director, effective November 1, 2022, to lead the development and operations of the Council, stakeholder engagement, and membership growth, following a fair and transparent recruitment process. Mr. Slaby is a technology business executive with a proven track […]

Government of Canada commits $240 million to strengthen Canada’s semiconductor sector

Today, the Honourable François–Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced a commitment of $240 million for Canada’s semiconductor industry. Canada’s Semiconductor Council commends the federal government’s investment to strengthen Canada’s domestic semiconductor sector, one that is foundational in many sectors across Canada such as automotive, medical technology, advanced manufacturing, consumer electronics, and critical to […]

Semiconductor Industry Roundtable

Canada’s Semiconductor Council hosted the Semiconductor Industry Roundtable at ventureLAB and welcomed Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, into our Innovation Space.   Industry leaders who joined us aim to work with our federal government in […]